Boxing + Tiger Flowers
From John Sullivan's visit to Atlanta in 1883 for a “scientific sparring exhibition” his second visit in 1893 and the governor sending the Volunteer Militia to chase out a boxing match in 1894...Atlanta has had a complicated relationship with boxing. This week, I am covering the places to watch a bout, who was putting on the show, how the Johnson-Jeffries fight affected Atlanta and I'll introduce you to Tiger Flowers, Atlanta's boxing legend.
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