This Day in Boxing

Emile Griffith Beats Joey Archer – Retains Crown This Day July 13, 1966

 

Emile Griffith Beats Joey Archer – Retains Crown This Day July 13, 1966

 

  • Emile Griffith 152 lbs
  • Joey Archer 159½ lbs
  • MD in round 15 of 15
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
  • Referee: Johnny LoBianco 7-7
  • Judge: Al Berl 8-7
  • Judge: Artie Aidala 9-5
  • World Boxing Association Middleweight Title (1st defending of Griffith)
  • World Boxing Council Middleweight Title (1st defending of Griffith)
  • Unofficial scorecards:
  • UPI – 8-6-1 Archer
  • AP – 9-5-1 Griffith

 

 

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