The Story of Boxing

By Boxing News on May 24, 2015
The Story of Boxing
This British documentary examines the fight game and its evolution in the 20th century.

Great Britain is known as the “cradle of pugilism,” and for good reason. After boxing collapsed along with the Roman Empire and went into a centuries long hibernation, the wily Brits resurrected the manly art, before civilizing it with rules forbidding the game’s more outre techniques. This British-produced documentary examines the sweet science and its evolution into the dynamic 20th century. Tastefully done, unusually so, as befits the bruising art, this film is hosted by Henry Cooper and Reg Gutteridge…

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