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Old 05-07-2013, 11:09 AM   #1
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Default New Book - “Boxing in New Mexico”

Boxing in New Mexico 1868-1940
By: Chris Cozzone and Jim Boggio
Publisher: McFarland
Pages: 440 Pages

Here's a review but maybe a bit biased as the writer is part of fightnews

Boxing fans can be forgiven if the idea of another regional boxing history book doesn’t excite them right off the bat. Most tend to fall into two categories: an over glossed pamphlet that rehashes well known boxing stories or a book long on facts but short on drama. A book that people buy only to look in the index to find what page “Uncle Charlie” appears on. But to lump the newest regional boxing book in that category would be a tremendous mistake. Boxing in New Mexico 1868-1940 isn’t just the best regional boxing history book to come out this century…it may very well be the best boxing history book period.
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