Hamilcar Publications and Rival Boxing Gear are proud to announce a multifaceted partnership between two industry leaders in the world of boxing. The first phase of the partnership has launched, with Rival Boxing offering Hamilcar’s boxing books for sale. Consumers can now find the books on Rival Boxing’s websites, and soon in their four retail […]

Marvin Hagler and Hip-Hop

Yesterday, March 13, 2021, the boxing world lost the great “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler. Here is a playlist of hip-hop songs that honor Hagler. The songs are pulled from Todd D. Snyder’s book, Beatboxing: How Hip-Hop Changed the Fight Game. Rest in Peace Champ.   Here are the full playlists from Beatboxing. YouTube Spotify

Death Was Never Far from Carlos Monzon

The following is an excerpt from A Fistful of Murder: The Fights and Crimes of Carlos Monzon, by Don Stradley. Copyright © 2020 Don Stradley. *** CHAPTER 8 BULLETS The report from Argentina: Monzon had accidentally shot himself. On February 28, 1973, Monzon endured a two-hour operation to remove a bullet from his right forearm. […]

Foreword From Macho Time: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of Hector Camacho

Below is the Foreword from Christian Giudice’s new book, Macho Time: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of Hector Camacho, written by Carlos Acevedo, author of Sporting Blood: Tales From The Dark Side Of Boxing. ***      He was garish, crude, outlandish, lewd, reckless, and loud. Everybody paid attention to him—he made sure of […]

Play It Again Al

Al Bernstein Back To His Lounge Singing Roots

Author and journalist Paul Zanon interviews Showtime boxing analyst and International Boxing Hall of Fame member Al Bernstein about his life in show business, love of music, and his joy in putting on a show for audiences in Vegas and wherever he has the time to sing for an audience while on the road.  Connect […]

A Talk with Christian Giudice, Author of Macho Time

Christian Giudice Author

  A Talk with Christian Giudice, Author of Macho Time: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of Hector Camacho This is your fourth biography of a Latin American boxer. Where does your interest in them stem from? I have always been fascinated with Panamanian boxing legend Roberto Duran, and what made him so endearing to […]

Q&A With Author Todd Snyder

Todd D Snyder author of Bundini

  A Talk with Todd D. Snyder, Author of Bundini: Don’t Believe the Hype You could have written a biography of anyone. Why focus on Drew “Bundini” Brown? Boxing and hip-hop are the two loves of my life. Drew Bundini Brown, in some respects, has a place in both worlds. As a hip-hop scholar, one […]

Our New Publication Schedule

Because of the disruption that is now taking place across the globe, we are announcing a new publication schedule: Killed in Brazil?: The Mysterious Death of Arturo Gatti Jimmy Tobin New date: June 20, 2020 (previously April 2020) BUNDINI: Don’t Believe The Hype Todd D. Snyder No Change: August 25, 2020 Macho Time: The Meteoric […]

T.J. English Discusses Gangsters and Boxing

Best-selling author T.J. English joins the Hannibal Boxing Podcast to talk about his complex relationship with being a long-time fan of boxing, and how the worlds of gangsters and boxers have intersected in the United States. English is the author of the best-selling books The Westies, Paddy Whacked, Havana Nocturne, and many other compelling true […]