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An interesting read, but not a classic.
on 15 September 2011
If there had been an option for three and a half stars, that would have been about right....three stars - too low, four stars - a little too high.
However, i found it quite an intersting read, with a full expose on his childhood, teenage years, and all the way to his successes as head of GBP.
Oscar is not afraid to reveal his frailties, and shortcomings which always endears a boxer to the reader.
One troubling message that i am left with, is his eagerness to inform us of his many charitable foundations and the work he does for the underpriviliged.
Most sports stars, only gently mention they are involved with various charities, but here we are given full chapter and verse of all his donations, foundations, schools, scholarships....the list is endless.
However, he is a nice guy, and i am left with the thought...."that is what i was meant to think".
If you want a five stars boxing read....try, Johnny Tapia, Chris Eubank or Teddy Atlas.