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Tiger Flowers (1895-1927)

Theodore "Tiger" Flowers began fighting while working in a Philadelphia shipyard in 1918. He became the first African American world middleweight champion when he defeated Harry Greb at Madison Square Garden in February 1926.

Career Record
Won: 115, KOs: 53
Lost: 14
Draw: 6

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