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Becoming Holyfield: A Fighter's Journey

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History's only four-time world heavyweight boxing champion and one of America's most admired and beloved athletes reveals the dramatic story of his rise from poverty to the very pinnacle of the toughest sport on earth.

Barely able to make it into the heavyweight division and almost always the smaller fighter in the ring, Holyfield spent his professional career proving the
ebook, 256 pages
Published February 19th 2008 by Atria Books (first published 2008)
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Not only is he sexy, but he's thoughtful, smart and passionate. You don't have to be a boxing fan to enjoy the blow by blow descriptions of some of the pivotal fights of his career. Holyfield comes off as a really nice guy. I know it's his story and he's telling it, so of course he comes off as a nice guy. But it's a balanced and thorough telling of the story, including the mistakes that were made and lessons learned.

He gives props to his opponents. Honestly looking at his part and not excusing
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