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historical-nonfiction:

George Washington wrote a list of 110 “Rules of Civility.” Here’s a sampling:

1. Every Action done in Company, ought to be with Some Sign of Respect, to those that are Present.

4. In the Presence of Others Sing not to yourself with a humming Noise, nor Drum with your Fingers or Feet.

23. When…

The Novice

My first time ever taking a real boxing lesson, and I’m weak. I came out smelling like straight up ass. I love it though.

theinfamouszd:

One of greatest fighters of all time Rocky Marciano.

theinfamouszd:

One of greatest fighters of all time Rocky Marciano.

upnorthtrips:

Rocco Francis Marchegiano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969)

upnorthtrips:

Rocco Francis Marchegiano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969)

dementia-pugilistica:

Rocky Marciano vs. Roland La Starza II
The Ring Fight of the Year (1953)

September 24, 1953

fighterscircle:

Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one? - Rocky Marciano

fighterscircle:

Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one? - Rocky Marciano

siphotos:

Rocky Marciano nails Ezzard Charles with a right hook during their 1954 fight at Yankee Stadium. Though Ezzard would lose by decision, he became the only fighter to go the full 15 rounds with Marciano. (Mark Kauffman/SI)
GALLERY: Top 10 Heavyweights Of All Time

siphotos:

Rocky Marciano nails Ezzard Charles with a right hook during their 1954 fight at Yankee Stadium. Though Ezzard would lose by decision, he became the only fighter to go the full 15 rounds with Marciano. (Mark Kauffman/SI)

GALLERY: Top 10 Heavyweights Of All Time