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Ralph Oates

A Question of Boxing - 1500 questions on the sport of Boxing

A Question of Boxing - 1500 questions on the sport of Boxing

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Published April 2021 - 9781780916200

A Question of Boxing is a quiz book which will surely test even the keenest fans of the sport.

The publication is a must have for anyone who follows the noble art. The book is both educational and interesting covering all aspects of the sport.

Over the years boxing has produced a number of fighters who have gone on to make an impact in the ring and have hence become a great in doing so.

While the outstanding heavyweight greats, often get more of the attention from the media and the fans, it would be correct to say that the lighter weight divisions have also produced a number of boxers who can be called great.

Sadly they are often forgotten in the mists of time. Questions are asked about champions from the past to the present and the bouts which have captured the imagination of the fans.

The knockout questions which are presented in chronological order will force readers to dig deep into their memories. Some of the questions posed will appear easy while others will prove to be testing.

The book will also appeal to the new generation of fans who are now taking an interest in the fistic sport and thus wish to learn more about the game.

About the Author

Ralph Oates is a former amateur boxer who has maintained his interest in the sport by writing a number of boxing books over the years.

He is an historian on the sport and a former boxing consultant for Guinness World Records.

Ralph was a regular contributor to the British Boxing Board of Control Yearbook for 18 years.

Ralph also had regular columns writing about boxing in the Essex Courier, Take One and the magazine Bounce.

Ralph's royalties will be donated to the The Ringside Charitable Trust 


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