In conjunction with Boxing Monthly, we’re offering you the chance to make someone’s Boxing Day with the gift of 11 acclaimed titles written from ringside. All you have to do to enter is follow @PitchPublishing and @BoxingMonthlyED on Twitter, then retweet the prize competition Tweet. Two sets of 11 books are up for grabs. The winners will be drawn at random from all entries. Closing date is midnight on Tuesday 15 December.

 

So which 11 boxing titles are up on offer for our lucky winners? Take a browse through Boxing’s Most Coveted Prize, below – but remember you can read a sample chapter of all of these books by clicking to the Shop and downloading for free!

 

Lonsdale's Belt: Boxing's Most Coveted Prize by John Harding

“One of the very best books on British boxing.” --BoxingHistory.org

 

Dangerous: An Intimate Journey into the Heart of Boxing by Ian Probert

"Thought-provoking and well-written." --Thomas Hauser, TheSweetScience.com

 

Journeymen: The Other Side of the Boxing Business by Mark Turley

"This is essential reading for the pugilist-specialist-reader and novice alike. Highly recommended." --Boxing Monthly

 

Road to Nowhere: A Journey Through Boxing's Wastelands by Tris Dixon

"He writes well. He understands boxing. And he puts things in perspective. It's a pleasure to read good writing. The Road to Nowhere is good writing." --Thomas Hauser, The Ring

 

A Champion's Last Fight: The Struggle with Life After Boxing by Nick Parkinson

"This book should be on a national curriculum for boxers. Poignant and moving and in places unbearably sad. Terrific but unsettling, get it now." --Boxing Monthly

 

Rope Burns: One Man's Reluctant Obsession with Boxing by Ian Probert

“The Fever Pitch of Boxing” --Daily Telegraph

 

Mooresy – The Fighters' Fighter by Jamie Moore & Paul Zanon

"Extraordinary story of an extraordinary fighter and man who has become a respected legend in boxing circles." --Sportswriter Gareth Davies

 

Close Encounters With the Gloves off: Boxing's Greats Recall the Inside Stories of Their Big Fights by Thomas Myler

“Reading like a beautiful love letter to the fight game’s glorious past, there’s not a better boxing book on the shelves – anywhere.” --Irish Independent

 

A Fire Burns Within: The Miraculous Journey of Wilfredo 'Bazooka' Gomez by Christian Giudice

“Only a precise and diligent writer such as the American Christian Giudice could assemble this puzzle.” --Chu Garcia, ElNueVodia.com

 

Marvelous: The Marvin Hagler Story by Brian Hughes & Damian Hughes

"A fascinating, insightful and enjoyable book about an extraordinary athlete unappreciated in his time.” Amazon.co.uk

 

Pompey's Boxing Past: Some of the Best Fighters from the Island City Since 1900 by Andrew Fairley

"Helps us to understand what the fight game is like from the inside through a series of insightful interviews. Riveting accounts." --Boxing News

 

Good luck to everyone who enters - and look out for another prize competition in conjunction with Boxing Monthly in December.

 

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