Tag Archives: Chris Cozzone

2 book signings set for Saturday

Two book signings are planned for the newly-released “The First Black Boxing Champions – Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s,” on Saturday, April 2. The first time & location will be 1 p.m., at the Albuquerque Public Library, Lomas & Tramway Branch, Eastridge St. (the library sits on the SW corner of Tramway [...]

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cozzone shot on cover of Boxing News

One of my shots from last week’s Miguel Cotto vs. Ricardo Mayorga fight landed on this week’s cover of Boxing News. Check ‘em out online.

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cozzone shot featured in espn mag

ESPN Magazine recently featured one of my shots as a rare (for boxing) two-page spread. The shot, taken last month at The Palms in Las Vegas, features former Notre Dame football star-turn-boxer Mike Lee, taking his opponent out with a shot that sent his foe’s mouthpiece flying across the ring. Mouthpiece shots are pretty rare. [...]

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book signing april 2 in ABQ

A book signing is planned for the newly-released “The First Black Boxing Champions – Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s,” on Saturday, April 2, in Albuquerque. Along with a book signing, a lecture, historic film, photos and archives will be made available by editor Colleen Aycock and Chris Cozzone, who has a [...]

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cozzone in current issue of rangefinder mag

Chris Cozzone and his company WriteShot make Rangefinder Mag. What does Manny Pacquiao and blood-and-guts boxing have to do with fluffy-ass weddings? Click on link below to check out. A Wedding is Like a Boxing Match: Both Win by Getting the WriteShot by Martha Blanchfield

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new mexico boxing history gets longer

Newly-crowned WBA 154-pound champ Austin Trout is making Chris Cozzone’s life harder. Cozzone, hard at work on a book on the history of boxing in New Mexico, will now have to elongate the massive project for Trout recently became the fourth New Mexican (male) to win a world title – the first three being Bobby [...]

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“The First Black Boxing Champions” in production

The First Black Boxing Champions: Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s has gone into production and will be available this Fall/Winter by McFarland Press.  The book, edited by Colleen Aycock & Mark Scott,  presents 15 detailed biographies of some of the first African American and black champions and challengers of the early [...]

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‘honorable mention’ at barneys

Entering the Boxing Writers Association of America annual writing contest (a.k.a. the “Barneys) for the first time, Fightnews/NewMexicoBoxing received an honorable mention. In event coverage, writer/photographer Chris Cozzone picked up the honors with “Run, Rabbit, Run” – coverage of Holly Holm vs. Victoria Cisneros, held at Isleta in Albuquerque, N.M. (Click here) Veteran Associated Press [...]

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