This major reference book covers the history, records and lore of boxing. Introductory chapters give a short lived history of boxing, a time line of boxing history, an outline of boxing demographics, and an inventory of ancient Greek boxing champions. Following sections be offering an introduction to reveal knuckles boxing and entries that duvet bare knuckles and transitional fighters’ careers and statistics. The principle body of the work presents alphabetical entries of Queensberry Regulations-era (1895-present) fighters, with over 2,600 entries. Each and every entry includes dates of birth and death, place of origin, nicknames, an inventory of fights, and career statistics.