Emile Griffith vs. Benny Paret (2nd meeting)

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Benny Kid Paret beat Emile Griffith by SD in round 15 of 15

A ringside survey of reporters covering the fight, showed nine scoring for Griffith and three scoring for Paret.

Griffith was a 3-to-1 favorite.

Purses: $25,000 for each boxer, plus 30% of $60,000 television fee, in addition to 30% of live gate.

Attendance: 6,072
Gate: $20,000 (est.)

Source: New York Times

Unofficial scorecards

  • AP - 8-6-1 Paret
  • UPI - 8-7 Griffith
  • The AP and UPI conducted independent polls of sportswriters after the bout. The APs poll showed 9 of 12 favored Griffith and the UPIs showed 18 for Griffith and 4 for Paret.