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Old 06-14-2009, 03:24 PM
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well what is it, it can be anything from autobiographies to books written on fighters etc!
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Old 06-14-2009, 03:55 PM
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Sugar Ray Robinsons autobiography
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Old 06-14-2009, 03:57 PM
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well what is it, it can be anything from autobiographies to books written on fighters etc!
Ali biography by Thomas Hauser
King Of The World by David Remnick
The recent Four Kings
Ray Robinson bio by Dave Anderson
Teddy Atlas autobiography.

Those are the five best boxing books I ever read
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Old 06-14-2009, 04:03 PM
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my personal favourite is 16th round
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Lots of good books out there, the one I find myself reading the most over the years is "In This Corner"
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Another great one is Boxing: A Cultural History by Kassia Boddy, but its hard as **** to read lol, really challenging but very interesting.
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Four Kings by George Kimball
Ali by Thomas Hauser
Rocky Marciano by Russell Sullivan

3 best boxing books I've read. Evander Holyfield's autobiography was decent but not as good as these above!!
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I really liked Joe Loius' autobiography and Thomas Hausers biography about Ali. "Unforgivable blackness" was a very good read too. "Charley Burley and the black murderers row" was pretty good. But the best boxing book I've read is Douglas Century's biography "Barney Ross". As well as being an all time great fighter Ross was a fascinating person as well as a decorated war hero. I highly recomend this book to anyone who enjoys or is interested in boxing history.
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meldrick taylor's book it was out recently
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Ali bio by Thomas Hauser
Flight of the Hawk by Aaron Pryor
The Holyfield Way
Dempsey by Jack Dempsey
And the one I haven't been able to find but keep hearing is a good book is Victory Over Myself by Floyd Patterson
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