Earl Gibbs

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Name: Earl Gibbs
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Earl Gibbs was a student at the University of Chicago during his boxing career, literally "fighting his way through school." An African American, he was a good boxer with speed, but not known for his punch. Even so, he floored the well known Nick Castiglione in their fight of May 25, 1939. (This information is from the Chicago Tribune, and Bob Soderman.)