She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports

by L. A. Jennings (Author)

This book provides a detailed history of women fighters—including wrestlers, MMA competitors, and boxers—and the different issues revolving around the fighters and their sports. She’s a Knockout! tells the stories of these extraordinary women, including boxer Laila Ali, Olympic wrestler Randi Miller, and Mixed Martial Arts phenom Debi Purcell, all of whom found success competing in their historically male sports. Featuring historical and current photographs, promotional posters, and exclusive interviews with professional fighters, this book delivers a detailed look into the struggles and triumphs of female fighters.

Book details

Publication date
October 23, 2014
Publisher
Page count
222
ISBN
9781442236448
Paper ISBN
9781442236431