Dick Tiger vs. Emile Griffith (1st meeting)
Revision as of 18:25, 10 October 2009 by Ric
1966-04-25 : Emile Griffith 150½ lbs beat Dick Tiger 160 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Arthur Mercante 9-5
- Judge: Frank Forbes 7-6
- Judge: Tony Castellano 8-7
- World Boxing Association Middleweight Title (1st defending of Tiger)
- World Boxing Council Middleweight Title (1st defending of Tiger)
- 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
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