Luis Manuel Rodriguez vs. Emile Griffith (3rd meeting)
1963-06-08 : Emile Griffith 146½ lbs beat Luis Manuel Rodriguez 146½ lbs by SD in round 15 of 15
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Jimmy Devlin 9-6
- Judge: Tony Rossi 8-7
- Judge: Joe Armstrong 5-10
- Both the AP and the UPI scored the bout 8-6-1 Rodriguez on their unofficial scorecards.
- 17 writers scored the bout for Rodriguez, six for Griffith, and one had it even.
- Griffith closed as a 6-to-5 favorite
- Attendance: 8,081
- Gate: $35,148
- TV Fee: $70,000
- Rodriguez's purse: $40,000
- Griffith's purse: $37,500
- Judge Rossi had the bout 7 to 7 in rounds going into the 15th, giving the final round to Griffith
Source: New York Times, June 9, 1963