the great little Nel Tarleton, right behind Peerless Jem Driscoll.
Tarlton it was said; "did not defend with gloves or forearm, he simple just flickered out of range like a mirage."
won the featherweight title twice and eclipsed every notable foe before retiring it in 1946.
Two world title bouts with Freddie Miller and only after his retirement it was reveled that
Nel Tarleton had only full capacity in one lung, the result of tuberculosis.