SEPTEMBER 2006


01 | Rinsing Off the Mouthpiece
By GorDoom

02 | Poem of the Month
By Tom Smario

03 | Pollack's Picks
By Adam Pollack

04 | Top Women Worth Watching
and Televising

By Adam Pollack

05 | Tournament of Champions: Boxing's Lineal Mathematics
By Cliff Rold

06 | Roberto Duran, Unplugged
By Juan C. Ayllon

07 | Appreciating Chuck
By Thomas Gerbasi

08 | Thistle in the Rose
By James Glen

09 | Anton "The Sheik" Greek
By Jerry Fitch

10 | Interview with Don Fraser
By Juan C. Ayllon

11 | Boxing's Good Book [PDF]
By Don Cogswell

12 | "John L. Sullivan: The Career of the First Gloved Heavyweight Champion" [PDF]
By Adam Pollack

13 | Three Book Reviews
By Katherine Dunn

14 | What's in a Name?
By Ted Sares

15 | Audio From the Archives [mp3]
The CBZ presents another classic boxing-themed radio show. This month we bring you an episode of Duffy's Tavern ("Where the elite meet to eat"), from April 13, 1951, starring Maxie Rosenbloom.


"John L. Sullivan: The Career of the First Gloved Heavyweight Champion"

By ADAM POLLACK

Preface: Why I Undertook This Project and Why You Should Read It

Before reading this book you should ask yourself why you are willing to invest your valuable time in it as opposed to many others that you could select. I have written a book that is unique among boxing books. It is not going to give the same facts and stories that other books continually regurgitate and steal from each other, adding nothing further to history. It will be revealing and informative even to seasoned historians, for it is the most thoroughly researched and detailed accounting of legendary champion John L. Sullivan's career. (To download the rest of the preface, click here; requires adobe acrobat.)

Adam Pollack is a CBZ staff writer, a boxing coach, and an attorney. For details on how to order his book, click here.

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