Blair Richardson vs. Wilf Greaves (3rd meeting)

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1963-05-04 : Blair Richardson beat Wilf Greaves by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Canadian Middleweight Title (1st defense of Richardson)


  • After this brutal fight, Richardson was hospitalized for a full day.

HALIFAX (CP) - The Leader Post May 7, 1963. Blair Richardson, Canadian middleweight champion, was released from the hospital Monday and left for Boston where he is writing examinations as a divinity student. Richardson, of South Bar, N.S., was taken to the hospital for a checkup shortly after he defended his title against Wiifie Greaves of Edmonton and Detroit Saturday night. Richardson, who won a unanimous 12-round decision, was badly beaten by the challenger in the late rounds. X-rays Sunday revealed no head injuries but Richardson was kept in the hospital for rest.

Preceded by:
Greaves vs. Richardson II
Canadian Middleweight Title Fight
# 44
Succeeded by:
Richardson vs. Brothers