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By David Stevens
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Clovis boxer remembered for power punch

 

Last updated 1/25/2022 at 4:59pm

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Brooks Byrd was inducted into New Mexico's Boxing Hall of Fame in 2018.

Boxing historians will always think of Brooks Byrd as a powerful puncher, a national Golden Gloves champion, the tenacious "Dog" who recorded 15 knockouts in 30 professional bouts over six years.

Earl Large thinks of him that way, too.

"He was ve...



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