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Join Date: Jan 2005
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Emile Griffith seems to be making a Comeback !!!
Emile Griffith the former 6 time World Champion is doing a lot better, keep your prayers coming in.
I just received a call from Emile’s son Luis, who is pictued above with Emile, and he told me that he is talking and even joking with the nurses. This is wonderful news, as a few weeks ago, Emile just stared at you with no reaction. Luis also told me that his blood work is back to normal, as well as his liver, heart and kidneys.
Emile has been a longtime member of Ring 8 and the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame. He was Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, the World Boxing Hall of Fame, Ring Magazine Boxing Hall of Fame, as well as the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame. Not only did he box more Main Events at Madison Square Garden then any other boxer But he also boxed more Championship rounds then any boxer in the history of our sport.
We still must keep him in our prayers as now he has to build up his strength.
If you care to visit him or send a card, here’s where Emile is at:
Nassau Extended Care Facility
1 Greenwich St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Room 435A – West Wing
Also, if you want to help Emile out, with Hospital expenses etc., you can send your donation to the following address.
Luis R. Griffith c/o Emile Griffith
150 Washington st. apt 6J
Hempstead, N.Y. 11550
If you have any questions, please contact his son at:luis rodrigo
Thanks, Henry Hascup
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Join Date: Oct 2009
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I was just thinking about Emile Griffith today! Literally.
I thought about his current state and was momentarily saddened.
This is amazing news, Henry. I'm very happy to hear this.
Thank you for sharing this.
Last edited by IronDanHamza; 06-13-2011 at 04:14 PM.
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Thats great news Henry, thats put me in a good mood for the night! Thanks for the address i will send him a card tommorow and wish him well
Join Date: Feb 2010
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Yeah great news, happy he has recovered, will be sure to send something to the great man.
Last edited by NChristo; 06-13-2011 at 07:00 PM.
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Never under estimate the heart of a champion! Great news, thank you for sharing the news and the great pictures.
Join Date: Feb 2011
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Emile Griffith is a great fighter and a great man, gentleman. Glad to hear he's doing better, hope it lasts. Here's to you Emile! May you live 100 years!
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