The Arc of Boxing: The Rise and Decline of the Sweet Science

The Arc of Boxing: The Rise and Decline of the Sweet Science

Mike Silver


Are trendy boxers higher than their predecessors, or is glossy boxing a shadow of its former self? Boxing historians speak about the socioeconomic and demographic alterations that experience affected the standard, prominence and recognition of the game over the last century. one of the interviewees are world-renowned students, many of the sport's premiere running shoes, and previous beginner global champions. Chapters disguise such issues because the ongoing deterioration of boxers' abilities, their persistence, the decline within the variety of fights and the mental readiness of championship-caliber boxers. The strengths and weaknesses of modern superstars are analyzed and in comparison to these of such previous greats as Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jack Dempsey and Jake LaMotta.

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