Leroy (Wildcat) Gibson

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Name: Leroy Gibson
Alias: Chocolate Flash, Wildcat
Hometown: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Boxing Record: click

Gibson, who was African-American, was a stablemate of Tiger Jack Fox. He usually traveled with Fox, while they were barnstorming. It was in fact his win over Portland's Elmer (Buzz) Brown in Pocatello, which landed him a return in Portland, which brought Fox to the Pacific Northwest for the first time.

He was barred from boxing in Washington in December 1934, due to a heart condition, this may have caused his (apparent) premature retirement.