FILE - In this June 8, 1963 file photo, Emile Griffith is hoisted by handlers after a split decision victory over Luis Rodriguez, for the welterweight world championship at New York’s Madison Square... more 
FILE - In this June 8, 1963 file photo, Emile Griffith is hoisted by handlers after a split decision victory over Luis Rodriguez, for the welterweight world championship at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The International Boxing Hall of Fame says Griffith has died. He was 75. The hall said Tuesday, July 23, 2013, he died at an extended care facility in Hempstead, N.Y. (AP Photo, File) less 
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Tue, Jul 23, 2013 2:06 PM EDT