Joyce Carol Oates; book, On Boxing  (http://www.amazon.com/Boxing-P-S-Joyce-Carol-Oates/dp/0060874503/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1274467887&sr=8-1)  is an absolute must read for fight fans.  Oates, known for a completely different subject matter writes with absolute clarity why boxing is such a great sport.  She dives into a bit of history and a somewhat psychological anaylsis of the sport, but without smothering your own thoughts... Read more »