Emile Griffith, elegant boxing champ, dies at 75

Welterweight champion Benny Paret, in white trunks, smiles as he reads the weight of challenger and former champion Emile Griffith during the weigh-in for their title fight in New York in 1962. In center is James A. Farley, Jr., a member of the New York State Athletic Commission. The International Boxing Hall of Fame says former world champion boxer Emile Griffith has died. He was 75.

July 23, 2013 2:35 pm  • 
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