A TRUE gentleman outside of the ring, but an aggressive warrior inside it, Dick Tiger represented his native Nigeria with pride and honour. A supporter of the Biafran cause in his homeland, Richard Ihetu, as he was born, started boxing professionally at the age of 23.
Whilst fighting in his mother country, Tiger amassed a near-perfect record inside the squared circle, picking up the Nigerian middleweight strap along the way. His ferocious counter-punching style brought him great success, as he drew his challengers in before unloading heavy shots.
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