Emile Griffith vs. Nino Benvenuti (1st meeting)

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1967-04-17 : Emile Griffith 153½ lbs lost to Nino Benvenuti 159 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15


Comment(s)

- Griffith was knocked down in the 2nd round.
- Benvenuti was knocked down in the 4th round.
- 1967 Ring Magazine Fight of the Year
- See also: Nino Benvenuti vs. Emile Griffith (2nd meeting)
- See also: Emile Griffith vs. Nino Benvenuti (3rd meeting)


Preceded by:
Griffith vs. Archer II
WBA Middleweight Title Fight
# 10
WBC Middleweight Title Fight
# 8
Succeeded by:
Benvenuti vs. Griffith II