Emile Griffith, who famously killed fellow boxer after gay slur, dies at 75 Updated on: He rose shakily from his seat, waved ever so briefly and then sat down. The applause kept going. Revered in retirement perhaps more than during his fighting days, Griffith died Tuesday at 75 after a long battle with pugilistic dementia. The first fighter to be crowned world champion from the U.
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Pinterest Knocked unconscious by a lethal barrage of blows, the defeated champion Paret sags on the ropes as referee Goldstein keeps a tight hold on Emile Griffith. Corbis He was still yelling when the lights dimmed in the Garden. A visceral roar echoed around the arena.