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Fighters by trade : highlights of Australian boxing / Robert Drane
Bib ID 4384600
Format BookBook
Author
Drane, Robert
 
Description Sydney , N.S.W. : ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2008 
vi, 358 p. : ill., ports ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9780733324017
Summary

"A fascinating social history of the development of boxing in Australia which brings to life the historical heroes and modern-day gladiators of the boxing world. From cobblestreet fighting in 1700 through to the spectacular stadium events in the 21st century, Robert Drane details the 'sweet science of bruising'. Includes a combination of the history and true life boxing stories of some of the boxing greats - Les Darcy, Jeff Fenech, Kostya Tzu and Anthony Mundine."--Provided by publisher.

Subjects Boxing -- Australia -- History.  |  Boxers (Sports) -- Australia -- History.
Other authors/contributors Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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