Jimmy Dupree vs. Ray White

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1971-07-03 : Jimmy Dupree 175 lbs beat Ray White 175 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Vacant NABF Light Heavyweight Title


  • "New York's Jimmy Dupree, 174 1/2, successfully defended his NABF light heavyweight championship in the Civic Auditorium by scoring a 12 round decision over Ray 'Windmill' White. Dupree overpowered White, 175, with a flurry of hefty rights, one of which to the midsection sent the challenger down in the 3rd round for an eight count. The referee scored it 6-5 and the judges 7-5 and 7-5 all for Dupree." -United Press International
  • In the 11th round, coming out of a clinch, Dupree screamed at the referee, "He bit me!". White responded, "Yeah, but he poked me in the eye!"
  • Inaugural NABF Light Heavyweight title fight.