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Emile Griffith vs Benny Paret, Benny (Kid) Paret lies helpless against ropes as flailing fists of Emile Gfriffith batter him into unconsciousness during twelfth round of their welterweight championship fight at the Garden . Ref Ruby Goldstein pulled Griffith off the champ who slumped to the canvas. It was ruled a TKO at 2:09 of the twelfth. paret was removed, still unconscous, to Roosevelt Hospital after getting last rites in dressing room.  (Photo by Charles Hoff/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images) Charles Hoff/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images
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