Dick Tiger Beats Nino Benvenuti This Day May 26, 1969
- Dick Tiger 166 lbs
- Nino Benvenuti 164 lbs
- UD in round 10 of 10
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Tony Perez 7-2
- Judge: Al Berl 6-3
- Judge: Joe Armstrong 6-4
Benvenuti was the reigning World Middleweight Champion.
Benvenuti was a 12-5 favorite.
A crowd of 14,305 produced a gate of $147,431.
Benvenuti said he broke his right hand in the first round. Dr. Edwin Campbell of the New York State Athletic Commission said Benvenuti suffered a complete break of the Metacarpal bone behind the right index finger.