On this day in BOXING history: Griffith vs. Paret III – 1962

Today in boxing history, Emile Griffith stops Benny ‘Kid’ Paret in round 12 to win the welterweight championship of the world in 1962. The third and final fight between Griffith and Paret.  Paret slipped into a coma and died 10 days later.

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