On this day in history, Carlos Monzon defeated Emile Griffith
September 25th, 1971
Carlos Monzon, from Argentina, defeated Emile Griffith, from The Virgin Islands, by TKO in the 14th round, successfully defending his WBC middleweight belt. The bout took place at the Luna Park Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Griffith offered very brave resistance, but was finally overwhelmed. The Referee was Mexican Ramón Berúmen..