In 1962, Dick Tiger won the world middle weight boxing championship.


Tiger inspired lots of Nigerians to go into boxing.

Tiger came out first from the 50th Street side, and with hisappearance a large West African drum began to thunder rhythmicallyfrom the darkness at one end of the arena.

"The Lion of Mid-West."The match was declared a draw, although I thought Wonder Boy won.

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The difference in Tiger's case is that it wasn'tboxing that took the heart out of him; it was the dream that he triedto support with the purses he earned after he had reclaimed themiddleweight title and then won the light heavyweight championship.

Dick Tiger was an honorary Biafran army officer and tried to rally US support for Biafra.

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The scuttlebutt also had it that when they felt Giardello had onegood fight in him, and if Tiger was still available, they would shootfor that last, nice payday and, who knows, maybe even go out awinner.

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The consensus among experts was that Giardello, although nota big hitter, could still do a good deal of cumulative damage to afighter as stationary as Tiger.

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