fistiana

fistiana

(ˌfɪstɪˈɑːnə)
n
the world of boxing
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And the first inkling that times were changing came when Professor Ron Taylor, Principal of the Academy of Fistiana (patronised by Royalty) couldn't persuade a single young miner into his famous boxing booth, two quid for three rounds with his bruiser.
Aficionados of fistiana and/or beefcake should show up early for John Keabler's solo warmup routine, establishing a suitably sweaty mood.
It was The American Fistiana; the book recorded the most important bouts of the previous four decades.
WHAT a month this is for mistyeyed followers of what boxing's first chronicler Pearce Egan called Fistiana. What a month for all those who tell you after yet another travesty of a "world title" fight that the Old Game ain't what it used to be.