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Two ATG’s, 🥇🇺🇸Muhammad Ali being himself, and his idol, the immortal 🇺🇸Sugar Ray Robinson enjoying each others company.
We unfortunately lost the legendary Muhammad Ali 3 years ago at the age of 74. Here is one of his quotes that stood out from a long list of lifelong quotables that he blessed us with, rest easy Champ.
Sports Arena, San Diego, California
NABF Heavyweight Title
March 31, 1973
Ken Norton is held aloft while celebrating his shock upset win over Muhammad Ali.
Ali was outmaneuvered by Norton’s unorthodox fighting style, which involved jabbing from below and using a cross armed guard for defense. At the final bell, Norton won on a split decision. Soon after the fight, Ali was treated in hospital for a broken jaw, an injury sustained in the last round of the contest.
“Imagine you have your jaw broken and have to fight ten more rounds.” – Muhammad Ali after the fight
Thanks to Roy Bennett of Vintage Boxing Archives