1926-02-26 Tiger Flowers w pts 15 Harry Greb, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD

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1926-02-26 Tiger Flowers w pts 15 Harry Greb, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Ed Gunboat Smith. With Greb again finding it difficult to make the weight, this time it would prove to be his undoing against a challenger who made the running from the opening bell when sending in jolting southpaw lefts to the jaw. As the fight wore on Greb (159½) tried desperately to find a punch that would finish Flowers (158½), but his timing was out and he endlessly missed the target while the latter pecked away with scoring right jabs. Although Greb came back strongly from the 12th onwards, having Flowers reeling at times, unable to make up the lost rounds he forfeited his title by a split decision despite the referee giving him his vote.