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Originally Posted by McGoorty View Post
It is a section in a book called the Memoirs of Gunboat Smith or something similar, it is one of the great reads in all boxing literature, he takes you through his world. From what I know of him was that he said himself that he was average in many areas of the game, but he was tough and one of the all-time hitters, I think he could have knocked out many with any type of glove. I'll have to go back and read it again, I'll post again on him then,....... PS, that film of Robbo you have there, proves his greatness.
I found the Gunboat Smith chapter one of the more interesting reads in the book. Maybe because I love reading about the old prizefighters.

If you find out the title of the book you refer to, you should put in this thread about recommended reading:

http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=455654
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