Dick Tiger vs. Emile Griffith (1st meeting)

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1966-04-25 : Emile Griffith 150½ lbs beat Dick Tiger 160 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15

Comments

  • Tiger suffers the 1st knockdown of his career, in the 9th round.
  • Judge Castellano's scorecard was 7-7-1 in rounds, but went to supplemental scoring.
  • 17 out of 22 sportswriters felt that Tiger had won.
  • Unofficial scorecards: UPI - 7-6-2 Griffith; AP - 8-6-1 Griffith


Preceded by:
Giardello vs. Tiger IV
WBA Middleweight Title Fight
# 7
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 5
Succeeded by:
Griffith vs. Archer I