Much more than a book on boxing. Life in the Ring is equally historical, literary, and inspirational. Truly a one-of-a-kind book.There is no sport more unforgiving than boxing. Boxing represents the best of who we are as individuals. Those who have participated in the sport, at any level, can use the lessons they have learned in all aspects of their lives, from business, to politics, to personal relationships. People observing the sport can draw on the insight that boxing imparts in all phases of their lives. Life in the Ring gathers the wisdom and lore of the "e;sweet science"e; of boxing and organizes them into a single volume that is equally historical, literary, and inspirational. An invaluable compendium, Life in the Ring offers the stories of boxing legends, past and present, and draws inspiring lessons from the remarkable determination, fortitude, and willpower that made these men great.Included are such engaging themes and examples from the lives of legendary boxers as:*The Role of Courage and ConfidenceMuhammad Ali*On Challenging YourselfOscar de la Hoya*The Quality of Being ToughJake LaMotta*Reinventing Yourself and Making a ComebackGeorge Foreman*Overcoming Obstacles through Persistence and DeterminationJames J. Braddock*Winning Without ShortcutsJoe Calzaghe*Making Fear Your FriendFloyd Patterson*Overcoming PainRocky Marciano*The Power of Discipline and PreparationBernard Hopkins*On Giving BackVitali and Wladimir KlitschkoWith a Foreword by the famed boxing writer, Bert Randolf Sugar, and exciting, relatable stories, Life in the Ring packs a fantastic punch for readers of all kinds.