Cincinnati's Boxing Tradition

Oct 16, 2013

Cincinnati has a tradition of producing winners in the boxing ring, Tim Austin,  Freddie Miller, Aaron Pryor, and most famous, Ezzard Charles, “The Cincinnati Cobra,” who defeated Joe Louis in 1950 to become the Heavyweight Champion of the World. University of Cincinnati Archives and Rare Books Library Head Archivist Kevin Grace, who  explored the city’s boxing tradition in his book, Cincinnati Boxing, joins us.