Jimmy Dupree vs. Ray White
1971-07-03 : Jimmy Dupree 175 lbs beat Ray White 175 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA
- Referee: John Thomas 6-5
- Judge: Larry Rozadilla 7-5
- Judge: Chuck Hassett 7-5
- 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.