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Emile Griffith (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Former Boxing Champion Emile Griffith Dead At 75

Emile Griffith, the elegant world champion whose career was overshadowed by the fatal beating he gave Bennie Paret in a 1962 title bout that darkened all of boxing, died Tuesday. He was 75.

07/23/2013