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Joe Gans

a biography of the first African American world boxing champion

by Colleen Aycock

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gans, Joe,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography,
  • African American boxers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementColleen Aycock and Mark Scott.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsScott, Mark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1132.G33 A93 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22528154M
    ISBN 109780786439942
    LC Control Number2008038572

    The first native-born black American to win a world title, Joe Gans impressed the boxing community with his scientific approach to the sport. Gans never moved more than a few inches to avoid a punch, studied his opponents' strengths and weaknesses much more intently than other fighters of the time, and directed his punches with pinpoint accuracy to key points of weakness.   The Ring Record Book lists Joe Gans successful lightweight title defenses at 14, the actual number may In either case Gans still holds the record for the division. The Joe Gans-Battling Nelson fight in Goldfield, Nev. on Sep. 3, rates as the greatest lightweight championship bout ever contested.

    William Gildea, a longtime sportswriter for the Washington Post, uncovers some of the Gans story in a new book, called The Longest Fight: In the Ring With Joe . The Joe Kalt And Judy Gans Family Foundation, Inc. is a Massachusetts Non-Profit Corporation filed on The company's File Number is listed as The Registered Agent on file for this company is Gregory J. Englund, Esq. and is located at Federal Street, Ste. , Boston, MA Location: Massachusetts (MA).

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He was one of the first to develop a scientific approach to boxing, using an upright stance, feet at an angle, and short powerful jabs. What a brutal business boxing was back then/5.

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The Longest Fight. Author: William Gildea ISBN: Genre: Biography & Autobiography File Size: MB. According to a reissue of the Ring Record Book, compiled by others after Nat Fleischer died, Gans relinquished the crown after winning a fight on a foul from Jimmy Britt.

According to this version of history, Gans later regained the title on September 3, by defeating Battling Nelsonon a foul after 42 rounds. Joe Gans Born Joseph Gant (Novem – Aug ), he was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Gans was rated as the greatest lightweight boxer of all time by boxing historian and Ring Magazine founder, Nat Fleischer and was known as the “Old Master.”.

Joe Gans captured the world lightweight title inbecoming the first black American world title holder in any sport. Gans was a master strategist and tactician, and one of the earliest practitioners of "scientific" boxing.

As a black champion reigning during the Jim Crow era, he endured physical assaults, a stolen title, bankruptcy, and numerous attempts to destroy his reputation. Four. Joe Gans record according to the Boxing Register, the official Hall of Fame record book, is (85 kayo’s) 18 No Decisions.

Historian Gilbert Odd wrote that because of the hostile attitude towards black fighters Gans “often had to box to orders”.

The book was “The Longest Fight: In the Ring with Joe Gans, Boxing’s First African American Champion,” by William Gildea, which detailed Gans’ round victory against Oscar “Battling” Nelson. Joe Gans captured the world lightweight title inbecoming the first black American world title holder in any sport.

This biography features round-by-round ringside telegraph reports of his most famous and controversial fights, a complete fight history, photographs, and.

Colleen Aycock and Mark Scott have produced a wonderful account of the life & times of Joe Gans (born Novem ) - very probably the greatest lightweight ( lbs & under) boxer of all-time and certainly one of the ten best fighters pound-for-pound in history - a book that is all the greater given the fact that it is the first in-depth Reviews: joe gans Download joe gans or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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However, on a searing summer day in Septemberthey came not to strike it rich but to watch what would become the longest boxing match of the twentieth century—between Joe Gans, the first African American boxing champion, and "Battling" Nelson, a vicious and dirty brawler.

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