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Mexican American Boxing in Los Angeles
by Gene Aguilera


Overview - Welcome to the colorful, flamboyant, and wonderful world of Mexican American boxing in Los Angeles. From the minute they stepped into the ring, Mexican American fighters have electrified fans with their explosiveness and courage. These historical images bring to life a sociological culture consisting of knockouts, the Main Street Gym, the Olympic Auditorium, neighborhood rivalries, Mexican idols, posters, and promoters.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Welcome to the colorful, flamboyant, and wonderful world of Mexican American boxing in Los Angeles. From the minute they stepped into the ring, Mexican American fighters have electrified fans with their explosiveness and courage. These historical images bring to life a sociological culture consisting of knockouts, the Main Street Gym, the Olympic Auditorium, neighborhood rivalries, Mexican idols, posters, and promoters. Like a winding thread, the Golden Boy Art Aragon bobs and weaves throughout the book. From Mexican Joe Rivers to Oscar De La Hoya, the true stories of their sensational ring wars are told while keeping alive the spirit and legacy of Mexican American boxing from the greater Los Angeles area."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781467130899
  • ISBN-10: 1467130893
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: April 2014
  • Page Count: 127
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds

Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)

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