Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Celebrity News: Champion boxer Emile Griffith dead at 75

Some of you who may know the history of boxing, may recall this familiar face, Emile Griffith.   He was known for winning a title in 1962 and killing his opponent in the ring.  That was an event some of you fans will never forget.  Griffith passed away at age 75.  May he rest in peace.

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Champion boxer Emile Griffith who famously won a 1962 title fight that killed his opponent is dead at 75

By AP Reporter

Emile Griffith, the world champion boxer best remembered for fatally beating his opponent in a 1962 title bout, died Tuesday at age 75.

He died at an extended care facility in Hempstead, New York, the International Boxing Hall of...Read full article, here.

Source and Photo: dailymail.co.uk

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