Ring Magazine: December 1936
From Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia
Cover: Sixto Escobar
- Article topics include: Sixto Escobar; Joe Louis and his wins over Al Ettore and Jorge Brescia, with many photos; an article on pre-fight camp training, pre-conditioning, and the psychology of the contestants, with mentions of Bob Fitzsimmons, Jim Jeffries, Stanley Ketchel, Jack Sharkey; a piece by old-timer bare-knuckle boxer Bill Doherty, with then and now photos; "Picked at Random" photos of Max Young, Buddy Know, Young Joe Louis, Matt Rhodes, Lloyd Pine, Joey August, and Johnny Rossie; Tony Canzoneri's "Last Stand," with Jimmy McLarnin (with photos); "Road Kid" The Story Behind the Story of former boxer Jim Tully's novel; Japanese Navy Captain Kaneko's fascination with boxing; "They Loved to Fight" about Stanley Ketchel, Spider Kelly, and John L. Sullivan; a long Packey McFarland article; Nat Fleischer's editiorial on Jim Braddock's request to engage in no-decision tune-up bouts in New York before defending his title, and how that conflicts with "When does a championship change hands?" rules (seven are listed), Boxing Board tightens net on foul fighters (with a list of infractions), and about John Henry Lewis, among other subjects; Maxie Rosenbloom "Playboy of the Ring"; "Easy Come, Easy Go": rings earnings won and squandered by Benny Leonard, Paul Berlenbach, Luis Angel Firpo, Freddie Welsh, Sam Langford, Panama Joe Gans, and Jimmy Clabby; "Lamb Stew": ring announcer Joe Humphreys's piece on the Bob Fitzsimmons-Jim Jeffries July 9, 1899 Coney Island bout; Joe Waterman's article on Sunny Jim Coffroth's staging of the Bill Squires-Tommy Burns bout in 1907; wrestler Tiger Daula; Canadian bantamweight champion Frankie Martin; Frankie Eagan.
- 1936 Issues