There Will Always Be Boxing

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Another Year Inside the Sweet Science
Thomas Hauser
350 pages, 6″ x 9″
978-1-68226-041-8 (paper)
978-1-61075-621-1 (ebook)
November 2017


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In 2016, Booklist observed, “Thomas Hauser is a treasure. Whatever he writes is worth reading. Boxing is blessed that he has focused so much of his career on the sweet science.”
There Will Always Be Boxing continues this tradition of excellence. A poignant look at Muhammad Ali—whose life was celebrated throughout the world following his death on June 3, 2016—highlights this collection of Hauser’s work. The year’s biggest fights are, as always, put in perspective. And once again, Hauser takes readers behind the scenes, giving them a seat at the table with boxing’s biggest power brokers as he reveals the inner workings of the sport and business of boxing.
There Will Always Be Boxing is sure not to disappoint the readers, writers, and critics who look forward to Hauser’s annual collection of articles about the contemporary boxing scene. This collection shows, once again, why Hauser is one of the last real champions of boxing and one of the very best who has ever written about the sport.

Thomas Hauser, who has been honored by the Boxing Writers Association of America with the Nat Fleischer Award for Career Excellence in Boxing Journalism, is the author of forty-nine books. His first work, Missing, was made into an Academy Award–winning film. He is also the author of Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times and Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to The Greatest.

Fighters and Fights
Reflections on Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward
Heavyweights at Barclays Center
Gerry Cooney: Then and Now
Terence Crawford Comes to New York
Broner-Theophane: April Fool’s Day in Washington, DC
Pacquiao-Bradley III in Perspective
Errol Spence Jr. Looks Like the Real Thing
Canelo-Khan and the Shadow of Gennady Golovkin
Lennox Lewis Is Still a Class Act
A Look Back at Thurman-Porter
Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller
The Middleweight Division
Fight Notes
Ingemar Johansson
I Am Duran
Larry Holmes vs. Gerry Cooney: Through Their Eyes

Steve Albert: From Boxing to Hoops
Round-Card Girls
Brian Kenny: “Ahead of the Curve”
Fistic Nuggets

Issues and Answers
The New York State Inspector General’s Investigation
What We Know about Al Haymon
“Blood Brothers”: Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X
The Bible and Manny Pacquiao
Ranking the Modern Light-Heavyweight Greats
Instead of Kneeling: Slow Down, Don’t Play, Vote
Fistic Notes
Paul Gallico: “A Farewell to Sport”
“Rope Burns” and “Dangerous”
“The Murder of Sonny Liston”
Literary Notes
The New York State Athletic Commission Under Fire
Turmoil Grows at the New York State Athletic Commission
Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Athletic Commission
A Note on Arnold Palmer
A Letter from Angelo Dundee
Howard Bingham: A Remembrance
Thoughts on the Passing of Muhammad Ali

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