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Tiger Flowers Record

Total Fights160
Title Wins3
Title Defenses1
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins55
KO Losses10
Tiger Flowers Record & Stats
Tiger Flowers' Record
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      What is Tiger Flowers' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning nine years and 10 months, Tiger Flowers fought 160 times with 135 wins, 17 losses, and 8 draws.

      Flowers' boxing record after his last fight was 135-17-8, which included three middleweight world-title wins and one successful title defense fight. He had a 34.4% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 55 of his total 160 fights being knockout wins. Flowers suffered 10 knockout losses, none of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 4th round TKO victory over Leo Gates on November 12, 1927.

      Some of Flowers' best fights and notable victories include wins over two Hall-of-Famers (Harry Greb and Kid Williams), Happy Hunter, Eddie Palmer, Johnny Wilson, Lee Anderson, Jamaica Kid, and Allentown Joe Gans.

      160Nov 12, 192732Leo GatesWinTKO4
      159Nov 9, 192732Maxie RosenbloomDrawPTS
      158Oct 17, 192732Joe LohmanWinNWS
      157Sep 30, 192732Pete LatzoWinUD
      156Sep 1, 192732Joe AndersonWinPTS
      155Aug 16, 192732Jock MaloneWinPTS
      154Aug 10, 192732Harry DillonWinPTS
      153Aug 3, 192731Chuck WigginsDrawPTS
      152Jul 28, 192731Bing ConleyWinPTS
      151Jul 4, 192731Maxie RosenbloomDrawPTS
      150Jun 17, 192731Bob SageWinPTS
      149May 27, 192731Eddie HuffmanWinPTS
      148May 13, 192731Chuck WigginsWinNWS
      147Apr 29, 192731Chuck WigginsWinPTS
      146Mar 29, 192731Soldier George JonesWinKO1
      145Feb 18, 192731Lou BogashWinPTS
      144Jan 25, 192731Lee AndersonWinPTS
      143Jan 22, 192731Leo LomskiLossPTS
      142Jan 6, 192731Tut JacksonWinKO3
      141Dec 3, 192631Mickey WalkerLoss *PTS
      140Nov 22, 192631Eddie HuffmanWinPTS
      139Oct 15, 192631Maxie RosenbloomLossDQ
      138Sep 16, 192631Happy HunterWinKO3
      137Aug 19, 192631Harry GrebWin *SD
      136Aug 10, 192631Battling Jim McCrearyWinDQ
      135Jul 24, 192630Eddie HuffmanWinPTS
      134Jul 11, 192630Lee AndersonWinKO2
      133Jun 28, 192630Ray NeumanWinPTS
      132Jun 18, 192630Young Bob FitzsimmonsWinNWS
      131Apr 16, 192630Allentown Joe GansWinUD
      130Feb 26, 192630Harry GrebWin *SD
      129Dec 23, 192530Mike McTigueLossSD
      128Dec 10, 192530Frank MoodyWinPTS
      127Nov 30, 192530Benny RossWinPTS
      126Oct 27, 192530Chuck WigginsLossNWS
      125Oct 23, 192530Jock MaloneWinNWS
      124Sep 7, 192530Ted MooreWinTKO6
      123Aug 28, 192530Jock MaloneWinPTS
      122Aug 21, 192530Allentown Joe GansWinNWS
      121Jul 24, 192529Lou BogashWinNWS
      120Jul 20, 192529Pat McCarthyWinPTS
      119Jun 26, 192529Jack StoneWinTKO4
      118Jun 20, 192529Lee AndersonWinDQ
      117Jun 8, 192529Lee AndersonWinUD
      116Jun 5, 192529Jock MaloneWinNWS
      115May 26, 192529Lou BogashWinPTS
      114May 18, 192529Pal ReedWinPTS
      113May 4, 192529Battling MimsWinKO5
      112Apr 29, 192529Lou BogashWinKO5
      111Mar 20, 192529Lou BogashWinPTS
      110Mar 16, 192529Sailor DardenWinNWS
      109Feb 26, 192529Jack DelaneyLossKO4
      108Feb 16, 192529Lou BogashLossDQ
      107Feb 14, 192529Jackie ClarkWinTKO5
      106Feb 5, 192529Jamaica KidWinTKO10
      105Feb 2, 192529Ted MooreWinNWS
      104Jan 29, 192529Bill SavageWinKO2
      103Jan 28, 192529Tommy RobsonWinTKO8
      102Jan 16, 192529Jack DelaneyLossKO2
      101Jan 7, 192529Dan O'DowdWinTKO6
      100Jan 5, 192529Billy BrittonWinTKO4
      99Jan 1, 192529Joe LohmanWinTKO3
      98Dec 26, 192429Frankie SchoellDrawPTS
      97Dec 15, 192429Jack TownsendWinTKO5
      96Dec 9, 192429Johnny WilsonWinTKO3
      95Dec 1, 192429Battling GaheeWinTKO2
      94Nov 27, 192429Clem JohnsonWinNWS
      93Nov 10, 192429Jerry HayesWinKO2
      92Nov 10, 192429Hughie ClementsWinTKO2
      91Nov 1, 192429George RobinsonWinPTS
      90Oct 23, 192429Joe LohmanWinDQ
      89Oct 21, 192429Cleve HawkinsWinKO3
      88Oct 11, 192429Jamaica KidWinTKO8
      87Sep 30, 192429Battling GaheeWinTKO4
      86Sep 29, 192429Tut JacksonWinKO2
      85Sep 22, 192429Lee AndersonWinUD
      84Sep 15, 192429Jamaica KidWinUD
      83Sep 1, 192429Tut JacksonWinTKO8
      82Aug 21, 192429Harry GrebLossNWS
      81Aug 12, 192429Oscar MortimerWinTKO6
      80Aug 2, 192428Jack TownsendWinTKO11
      79Jul 22, 192428Jamaica KidWinDQ
      78Jul 3, 192428Lee AndersonWinDQ
      77Jun 27, 192428Jamaica KidWinNWS
      76Jun 20, 192428Battling GaheeWinNWS
      75Jun 14, 192428Joe LohmanWinPTS
      74May 14, 192428Willie WalkerWinTKO7
      73May 3, 192428Ted JamiesonWinPTS
      72Apr 29, 192428George RobinsonWinPTS
      71Apr 19, 192428Jimmy DarcyWinPTS
      70Apr 9, 192428Dave ThorntonWinKO2
      69Mar 29, 192428Lee AndersonWinPTS
      68Mar 19, 192428Bob LawsonWinKO6
      67Mar 3, 192428Jamaica KidWinNWS
      66Feb 25, 192428Battling GaheeWinPTS
      65Feb 18, 192428Bob LawsonWinTKO10
      64Jan 31, 192428Sonny GoodrichWinPTS
      63Jan 23, 192428Herbert MooreWinKO2
      62Dec 28, 192328Sailor DardenWinPTS
      61Dec 6, 192328Rufe CameronWinKO4
      60Nov 27, 192328George RobinsonDrawPTS
      59Sep 17, 192328Fireman Jim FlynnLossRTD5
      58Sep 4, 192328Jamaica KidWinPTS
      57Jul 30, 192327Whitey BlackWinNWS
      56Jul 18, 192327Tut JacksonWinPTS
      55Jul 3, 192327Tut JacksonDrawPTS
      54Jun 20, 192327Rufe CameronWinPTS
      53May 25, 192327Panama Joe GansWinNWS
      52May 15, 192327Sailor Tom KingWinPTS
      51May 8, 192327Kid NorfolkLossKO1
      50Apr 20, 192327Jamaica KidWinNWS
      49Mar 19, 192327Jack RayWinKO3
      48Feb 28, 192327Battling MimsWinPTS
      47Feb 21, 192327Bob LawsonWinPTS
      46Dec 22, 192227Frank CarboneWinDQ
      45Dec 13, 192227Eddie PalmerWinTKO10
      44Dec 1, 192227Kid DavisWinKO3
      43Nov 11, 192227Eddie PalmerWinPTS
      42Oct 10, 192227Battling GaheeWinPTS
      41Sep 9, 192227Kid DavisWinKO1
      40Aug 30, 192227Kid PaddyWinKO1
      39Aug 22, 192227Andy Kid PalmerWinPTS
      38Jul 26, 192226Jamaica KidLossRTD2
      37Jul 4, 192226Kid NorfolkDrawPTS
      36Jun 5, 192226Sam LangfordLossKO2
      35May 16, 192226Frankie MurphyWinPTS
      34May 9, 192226Lee AndersonLossKO7
      33Apr 11, 192226Billy BrittonWinPTS
      32Mar 28, 192226Jim Jam BarryWinKO5
      31Mar 21, 192226Chihuahua Kid BrownWinKO1
      30Mar 7, 192226Jim Jam BarryDrawPTS
      29Feb 21, 192226Gorilla JonesWinKO9
      28Jan 30, 192226Kid NorfolkLossKO3
      27Jan 11, 192226Battling BurkeWinKO4
      26Jan 1, 192226Jack RayWinKO2
      25Dec 15, 192126Panama Joe GansLossKO5
      24Nov 8, 192126Battling GaheeWinPTS
      23Oct 24, 192126Whitey BlackWinPTS
      22Oct 18, 192126Battling GaheeWinPTS
      21Sep 26, 192126Chihuahua Kid BrownWinKO3
      20Aug 8, 192126Panama Joe GansLossKO6
      19Aug 1, 192125Kid WilliamsWinKO3
      18Jul 12, 192125Jack MooreWinKO2
      17Jul 7, 192125Battling MimsWinPTS
      16Jun 14, 192125Battling TroupeWinKO4
      15Jun 6, 192125Whitey BlackWinKO1
      14May 23, 192125Jim FainWinKO4
      13May 5, 192125Chihuahua Kid BrownWinKO2
      12May 2, 192125Chihuahua Kid BrownWinTKO8
      11Nov 9, 192025Battling MimsWinPTS
      10Sep 27, 192025Billy HooperWinPTS
      9Apr 4, 192024Battling MimsWinPTS
      8Mar 17, 192024Billy HooperWinPTS
      7Mar 3, 192024Sailor DardenWinPTS
      6Feb 2, 191923Roughhouse BakerWinKO3
      5Jan 1, 191923Battling MimsWinPTS
      4Jun 6, 191822Battling MimsWinPTS
      3Apr 4, 191822Battling HazelWinKO8
      2Mar 3, 191822Battling Henry WilliamsWinPTS
      1Jan 1, 191822Billy HooperWinKO11

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Tiger Flowers (Georgia Deacon) was an American professional boxer. He was born in Camilla, Georgia on August 5, 1895. He was a middleweight world champion. He died on November 16, 1927 at the age of 32 years. Flowers was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1993. His professional boxing career spanned more than 9 years — from 1918 to 1927.

      Flowers made his professional boxing debut against Billy Hooper at the age of 22 on January 1, 1918, defeating Hooper via 11th round KO. He went on to win 18 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 9 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 30 on February 26, 1926 after 129 professional fights, against Harry Greb for the middleweight NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring titles. He defeated Greb via 15 round split decision to become the middleweight champion of the world.

      Flowers won one world title at middleweight. For all the details about Flowers' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Flowers had a total of 17 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Leo Gates at 32 years of age, on November 12, 1927. Flowers won the fight via 4th round TKO.


      Flowers had a total of three world-title fights, which includes winning three world titles and one successful title defense. He won two of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Tiger Flowers fought for a middleweight world title once, which he won via split decision. He won one middleweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Feb 26, 1926Harry GrebMiddleweightNBA, NYSAC, The RingSD

      Title Defenses

      Tiger Flowers had two middleweight world-title defense fights. He won once and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Aug 19, 1926Harry GrebMiddleweightNBA, NYSAC, The RingSD

      Title Losses

      Tiger Flowers lost one world-title defense fight, and lost three titles in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Dec 3, 1926Mickey WalkerMiddleweightNBA, NYSAC, The RingPTS


      Flowers fought a total of 160 times during his professional career, which includes 3 world-title fights at the middleweight division. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • February 26, 1926: Flowers wins his first world titles by defeating Harry Greb via 15 round split decision. He is now the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring middleweight world champion.

      • August 19, 1926: Flowers successfully defends the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring middleweight titles against Harry Greb, winning the fight via 15 round split decision.


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