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Battling Nelson, the Durable Dane : World Lightweight Champion, 1882-1954 (Paperback) (Mark Allen Baker)

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Baker presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the life and career of Danish World Lightweight Champion boxer Oscar “Battling” Nelson. The author covers his subject’s early life in Copenhagen and Hegewisch, his early career, his first run for the title, his position among the great fighters of the era, his three fights against McGovern for the title, his eventual loss and comeback, and his life post-boxing. The author is an independent historian and boxing enthusiast. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 284
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Boxing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Mark Allen Baker
Language: English
Street Date: November 17, 2016
TCIN: 51280504
UPC: 9781476663722
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-5135
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