This Day in Boxing

Emile Griffith Stops Jorge Fernandez This Day December 8, 1962 – Welterweight Title

 

Emile Griffith Stops Jorge Fernandez This Day December 8, 1962 – Welterweight Title

 

Nat King Cole Sings Anthem – Low Blow Ends Fight

  

  • Emile Griffith 145 lbs
  • Jorge Fernandez 147 lbs
  • TKO in round 9
  • Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Referee: Harold Krause 38-35
  • Judge: Bill Stremmell 39-36
  • Judge: John Romero 38-38
  • WBA/WBC Welterweight Title

 

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