Battling Nelson, the Durable Dane: Two-Time World Lightweight Champion, 1882-1954

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Oscar Battling Matthew Nelson was without question the toughest and most durable professional boxer ever to enter a ring. Obscure, although he was selected by the Hall of Fame as part of their third induction class, unheard of yet often appropriately called the most hardwearing boxer in ring history, overlooked, yet many boxing historians rank him among the 100 greatest boxers ever.From the moment he set foot in the ring, he presented himself as a man's man, a Danish immigrant of integrity who never smoked, drank or took a ...

Battling Nelson, the Durable Dane: Two-Time World Lightweight Champion, 1882-1954 2016, McFarland & Co Inc, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9781476663722

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