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Boxing Bookshelf 3: 'Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists'

The debate over who's the greatest pound-for-pound fighter, the hardest puncher, best southpaw, etc... has been raging for decades.

Why not take the word of two experts in legenday boxing historian and writer Bert Sugar and all-time great trainer Teddy Atlas. These two masterminds of boxing have come up with every list imaginable to discern who was or is the best at what.

Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Ernie Shavers and Tommy Hearns are among the contributors.

The book contains 236 pages of great information of names and lists that will surely end, start and even inflame debates about boxing. 

Here's a quick summary of what readers will surely enjoy: 

Most devastating single-punch knockouts; Best left hooks; Best chins; Greatest rivalries.

You find many of today's great fighters in the book. Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Oscar de la Hoya, Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera are the only current names of the last 10 years that are featured prominently.

Bert's all-time greatest pound-for-pound fighter: Sugar Ray Robinson

Teddy's all-time greatest pound-for-pound fighter: Sugar Ray Robinson

"The Ulitmate Book of Boxing Lists" is published by Running Press.

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