Retro Charlotte

Boxing: 1957 Southern Heavyweight Championship

When the Coliseum opened in 1955 it was the world's largest freestanding domed arena.
When the Coliseum opened in 1955 it was the world's largest freestanding domed arena.

Native Charlottean George Thrower III found a boxing program in his garage and was kind enough to send scans to Retro Charlotte!

Wallace won: The next day’s paper said “Thomas KO’s Wallace in Sixth Before 5,717’

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