qOn June 28, 1868, a group of men gathered alongside a road 35 miles north of Albuquerque to witness a 165-round, 6-hour bare-knuckle brawl between Duffy and an unidentified fighter. Thought to be the first qofficialq prizefight in New Mexico, this spectacle marked the beginning of the rich and varied history of boxingq--Provided by publisher.When the press demanded a Hayden-Ross showdown for the middleweight championship of the Army and border, it was Thanksgiving ... 4i-aReunds of Fighting-47 24TH INFANTRY BAND ; Gates Open 1:30; Prices $1, $2, $3 The Nov.
|Title||:||Boxing in New Mexico, 1868-1940|
|Author||:||Chris Cozzone, Jim Boggio|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2013-03-01|