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List of best books about boxing, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on boxing are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched boxing bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about boxing. If you're looking for a list of top books on boxing then you're in the right place.

List books include Muhammed Ali, The New Zealand Boxing Scrapbook and many additional books as well. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about Boxing?" after checking out this list.

This greatest boxing book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these boxing books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Boxing is a topic that both Markus Zusak and Dave Cameron have written books about, as have other fantastic authors.

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The hardest game is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Hugh McIlvanney

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The Best of the Ring is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Stanley Weston

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Rope Burns: Stories from the C... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
F.X. Toole Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner is a book by F.X. Toole.

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Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Victor Bockris

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The sweet science is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
A. J. Liebling

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Murder on the Ropes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Otto Penzler

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Ringside is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Budd Schulberg

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The New Zealand Boxing Scrapbo... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Dave Cameron New Zealand's place in world boxing is a surprisingly prominent one. From the 1800s to the second decade of the new millennium, New Zealand boxers have made a mark on the national and ...more

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The Devil and Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Nick Tosches The Devil and Sonny Liston is a biography of world heavyweight champion boxer Sonny Liston by Nick Tosches. The book's title is a reference to the story The Devil and Daniel Webster. Tosches' ...more

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King of the World: Muhammad Al... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
David Remnick King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero is a book by David Remnick.

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The Flight of the Hawk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Marshall Terrill

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Facing Ali is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Stephen Brunt

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Savage Science Of Streetfighti... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Boxing

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Championship streetfighting is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Boxing

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A neutral corner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
A. J. Liebling

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The Contender is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
The Contender is the debut novel by American author and sports journalist Robert Lipsyte. It was published in 1967. The book's plot centers on a black seventeen-year-old man named Alfred Brooks, ...more

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Barney Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Douglas Century Barney Ross is a book by Douglas Century.

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McIlvanney On Boxing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Hugh McIlvanney

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Fighting Ruben Wolfe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Fighting Ruben Wolfe is a young-adult fiction novel by Markus Zusak. Originally published in Australia by Omnibus in 2000, the first American Hardcover printing was by Arthur A. Levine Books, an ...more

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Lords of the Ring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Boxing

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An illustrated history of boxi... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Boxing

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Classic Boxing Cards is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Bert Randolph Sugar

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Shadow box is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
George Plimpton

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The Fighting Fisherman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Boxing

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Serenity is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Ralph Wiley

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Bert Sugar on boxing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Bert Randolph Sugar

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The Life and Crimes of Don Kin... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Boxing

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Sparring with Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Budd Schulberg

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Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Robert Lipsyte

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The boxing champion is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Roch Carrier

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Good with Their Hands is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Carlo Rotella

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Knockout is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Vikki LaMotta

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Classic Wiley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Ralph Wiley

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Warrior angel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Robert Lipsyte

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Primo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Frederic Mullally

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The Brave is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Robert Lipsyte

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Cut Time: An Education at the ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Carlo Rotella Cut Time: An Education at the Fights is a book by Carlo Rotella.

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The Chief is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Robert Lipsyte

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The Power of One is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Bryce Courtenay The Power of One is a novel by Australian author Bryce Courtenay, first published in 1989. Set in South Africa during the 1930s and 1940s, it tells the story of an English boy who, through the ...more

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Without Apology is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Leah Hager Cohen

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Muhammed Ali is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books About Boxing
Geoffrey Giuliano