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A Newspaper History of Boxing: Personalised Book

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Via newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the invigorating history of boxing. 

  • Personalise with any Name and Message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box for long-term protection
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1910 to 2016

Relive the history of boxing through newspaper clippings in this personalised boxing history book. With coverage beginning in 1910, a time when Jack Johnson ruled the world, this exciting piece of boxing memorabilia takes you back over a century, revisiting all the greatest moments from Caesar’s Palace, Madison Square Garden, Wembley and many more, right up until the present day.

For the first half of the 20th century, professional boxing was all about the heavyweights. Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey and Max Schmeling turned boxing into one of the most popular sports in the world, and became legends in the process. The first man to truly pave the way for the lighter competitors was Sugar Ray Robinson, who clocked up 173 wins as a welterweight and middleweight over a 25-year pro career, losing only one of his first 131 fights. That first man to beat him was Jake LaMotta, and man who would become as famous for his antics outside of the ring as in it.

In the 60s, the self-proclaimed “Greatest” Muhammad Ali became one of the most famous people on the planet following his legendary Rumble in the Jungle and Thrilla in Manila victories over George Foreman and Joe Frazier respectively. In the 80s, there was the “Fabulous Four”, as Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns formed the greatest quartet of rivals ever assembled. And then came Tyson, the so-called “Baddest Man on the Planet”, whose legacy as the youngest heavyweight champion of all time was marred by jail time and an infamous ear-biting incident with Evander Holyfield, who would himself go on to become the only man to win the heavyweight title on four separate occasions.

In the 21st century, the UK has enjoyed something of a renaissance in boxing, with Ricky Hatton, Joe Calzaghe, David Haye and Anthony Joshua just some of the names managing to claw column inches away from superstars such as Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and the Klitschko brothers.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

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  • A4 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
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🌲 Our books are made from responsibly sourced paper from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper manufacturers. 🌎

See what our customers have to say

Rated 5 out of 5

based on 11 reviews

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We’re an open book when it comes to feedback! So let us know how your experience was? From finding the book you were looking for to making it personal, every little detail is important, so we can learn and perfect your shopping experience for the next time you return!

anni46Trustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

great book fantastic quality excellent service and very rapid speedy delivery would recommend to my friends

OlgaTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

Fantastic! Very happy with the book! Have already recommended your website to my friends.

AdneTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

Amazing gift for every boxing lover. Either birthday gift, x-mas or New Years. Includes articles from 1910 until recent ones, where the reader learns the history, big names and the outcome of every fight.

joebloggsTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

beautiful gift. so very pleased with the quality and the contents. It was well recieved.

mog01Trustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

brilliant gift for my 90 year old uncle, he absolutely loves it. Interesting and unique and great service/delivery too.

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Customer service very polite and helpful, willing to solve the issue with a coupon for discounts which would not apply. Solution was to offer me a refund for the correspondent discount, which I agreed. Thank you, Rachel

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Catherine Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 26 Aug 2021

Excellent book great for the money x…

Excellent book great for the money x very good gift x

Laura Cornwell Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 26 Aug 2021

Best books ever

Best books ever! I’ve ordered 4 now and love them all. Fabulous!

Pauline Wilson Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 26 Aug 2021

Good quality products

The products and the service are excellent but the package used for posting is not good. I ordered a book and it came with two corners damaged, it was replaced but the second book arrive with one corner damaged. I have managed to make the corner better. I suggest they put extra protection on the corners. I would order again as the products are good

J M Turner Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 26 Aug 2021

Another beautifully presented book with…

Another beautifully presented book with original illustrations. Exactly what I wanted for my granddaughter.

Mrs White Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 26 Aug 2021

Delighted with this gift from my…

Delighted with this gift from my Grandma loved the whole set up and especially the nursery rhymes .Cannot say how impressed I was by your speedy and efficient delivery

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