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New York Magazine
Boxing Champ Keith Thurman on Colonics, ‘Mayweather, Schmayweather,’ and How He Plans to Beat Shawn Porterwhat was this talk about everyone being part of the same spirit? How did that a
Boxing Champ Keith Thurman on Colonics, ‘Mayweather, Schmayweather,’ and How He Plans to Beat Shawn Porter
New York Magazine / Posted yesterday
what was this talk about everyone being part of the same spirit? How did that apply to Shawn Porter, who, in the mode of Joe Frazier, never stopped coming? Was Thurman too cerebral, too possessed of human compassion to truly make it once the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
When The Greatest held world in aweDispatchLIVEof the world.BEGINNERS LUCK: A young Cassius Clay lays into a punching bag as h
When The Greatest held world in aweDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
of the world.BEGINNERS LUCK: A young Cassius Clay lays into a punching bag as he prepares for the 1960 Olympic Games Joe Frazier: Two different styles of the highest quality and two diverse and extreme personalities were going to compete for... Read more
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birminghammail
Revealed: The top ten West Brom players of all time?Centre-forward. Regis was an explosive striker. Built like a heavyweight boxer
Revealed: The top ten West Brom players of all time?
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Centre-forward. Regis was an explosive striker. Built like a heavyweight boxer - he was labelled 'Smokin Joe', after boxer Joe Frazier - he was stunningly quick and scored many brilliant goals during his time with the club. Folklore claims that... Read more
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Boston Globe
The best books of 2015sportswriter father did for Sports Illustrated and other outlets, including pie
The best books of 2015
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
sportswriter father did for Sports Illustrated and other outlets, including pieces on the rivalry between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier and Olympic gold medal sprinter Edwin Moses. “The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Johannson, Patterson brought us classic bouts as welllike a runaway train. I can’t and wouldn’t maintain Patterson/Johansson was as
Johannson, Patterson brought us classic bouts as well
The Register Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
like a runaway train. I can’t and wouldn’t maintain Patterson/Johansson was as intense as the more dramatic Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier matchups, but there were close similarities and a number of parallels. The anniversary of their first fight... Read more
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The Herald News
GREG SULLIVAN COLUMN: King LeBron deserves the crown; great high school baseball; Ali, Frazier, Foreman; and much moregets the nod.(For one playoff season, Moses Malone 1983 still gets this vote.)
GREG SULLIVAN COLUMN: King LeBron deserves the crown; great high school baseball; Ali, Frazier, Foreman; and much more
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
gets the nod.(For one playoff season, Moses Malone 1983 still gets this vote.) ----- Came across an exquisite Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman video on YouTube. It’s from back in the 1970s, after Foreman had dethroned Frazier. Before a... Read more
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WA Today
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brandto change after his marriage to Lonnie Williams in 1986. A hero to millions: Al
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brand
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
to change after his marriage to Lonnie Williams in 1986. A hero to millions: Ali connects with a right against challenger Joe Frazier during their title fight in Manila. Photo: AP "There was a time prior to Lonnie where Muhammad could walk from... Read more
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Canberra Times
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brandto change after his marriage to Lonnie Williams in 1986. A hero to millions: Al
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brand
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
to change after his marriage to Lonnie Williams in 1986. A hero to millions: Ali connects with a right against challenger Joe Frazier during their title fight in Manila. Photo: AP "There was a time prior to Lonnie where Muhammad could walk from... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brandto change after his marriage to Lonnie Williams in 1986. A hero to millions: Al
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brand
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
to change after his marriage to Lonnie Williams in 1986. A hero to millions: Ali connects with a right against challenger Joe Frazier during their title fight in Manila. Photo: AP "There was a time prior to Lonnie where Muhammad could walk from... Read more
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The Age
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brandAli's head on the actors playing him in the ring. A hero to millions: Ali conn
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brand
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Ali's head on the actors playing him in the ring. A hero to millions: Ali connects with a right against challenger Joe Frazier during their title fight in Manila. Photo: AP Ira Mayer, a consultant to licensing companies, said Ali's image... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brandAli's head on the actors playing him in the ring. A hero to millions: Ali conn
Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brand
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Ali's head on the actors playing him in the ring. A hero to millions: Ali connects with a right against challenger Joe Frazier during their title fight in Manila. Photo: AP Ira Mayer, a consultant to licensing companies, said Ali's image... Read more
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The Forward
My Father Was the Greatest Champ of All TimeOn the night of March 8th 1971, Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier for the heavywe
My Father Was the Greatest Champ of All Time
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
On the night of March 8th 1971, Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier for the heavyweight boxing championship at Madison Square Garden in what was billed as the Fight of the Century. My father, who I idealized when I was a boy, was an Ali fan. As an 8 year... Read more
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New York Post
Inside the bizarre fight between Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inokihis legend had been sealed eight months prior. The “Thrilla in Manila,” as the
Inside the bizarre fight between Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
his legend had been sealed eight months prior. The “Thrilla in Manila,” as the fight came to be known, pitted Ali against Joe Frazier in a brutal match on Oct. 1, 1975, that Ali barely won on a technical knockout (TKO) after 14 rounds. The seed... Read more
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Rappler
Boy George: 'Be who you are, be proud of who you are'own version of "Thrilla In Manila" at the Araneta Coliseum, referencing the box
Boy George: 'Be who you are, be proud of who you are'
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
own version of "Thrilla In Manila" at the Araneta Coliseum, referencing the boxing event in 1975 between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. "I haven't been outside yet," singer Boy George said when asked how the reception has been towards the group.... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
(2016 NBA Finals): CAVALIERS force rubber-match!with same electricity as in the past, all over the world. EQUALED only to the
(2016 NBA Finals): CAVALIERS force rubber-match!
Zamboanga Today / Posted 7 days ago
with same electricity as in the past, all over the world. EQUALED only to the epic boxing title fights of Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier or George Foreman in the 1970s, and to those meteoric fights of our own Boxing Icon Manny Pacquiao vs. Barrera,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Tribute to the Greatest - Muhammad Aliwere standing between him and the heavyweight title of the world that had been
A Tribute to the Greatest - Muhammad Ali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
were standing between him and the heavyweight title of the world that had been stripped from him -- the incredibly powerful Joe Frazier among others. And then, in 1974, a very strong George Foreman took on a similar position in Ali's life that had... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
What do Andre the Giant, Frank Sinatra and Dead Kennedys have in common? The Olympic Auditoriumevent) was best known for boxing matches featuring the likes of Danny “Little R
What do Andre the Giant, Frank Sinatra and Dead Kennedys have in common? The Olympic Auditorium
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
event) was best known for boxing matches featuring the likes of Danny “Little Red” Lopez, Carlos Palomino, Mando Ramos and Joe Frazier. The high brow would often roll their eyes at the mere mention of the place, but at the Olympic an eclectic... Read more
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Anil Netto
Muhammad Ali's greatest fights were outside the ringin front of a hall full of excited primary schoolchildren. We were given time
Muhammad Ali's greatest fights were outside the ring
Anil Netto / Posted 9 days ago
in front of a hall full of excited primary schoolchildren. We were given time off classes to watch Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier, both undefeated boxing legends. Held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 8, 1971, it was dubbed... Read more
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Aliran Online
Muhammad Ali’s greatest fights were outside the ringin front of a hall full of excited primary schoolchildren. We were given time
Muhammad Ali’s greatest fights were outside the ring
Aliran Online / Posted 9 days ago
in front of a hall full of excited primary schoolchildren. We were given time off classes to watch Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier, both undefeated boxing legends. Held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 8, 1971, it was dubbed... Read more
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The Christian Post
Muhammed Ali and Jesus: How to Be the Greatest of All Timewith his epic battles including Thrilla in Manila, viewed by some as one of the
Muhammed Ali and Jesus: How to Be the Greatest of All Time
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
with his epic battles including Thrilla in Manila, viewed by some as one of the greatest fights ever. Of that fight with Joe Frazier, Ali said, "it was the closest thing to dying that I know." There was also the Rumble in the Jungle with George... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflicthim out in the third round. Many of Ali’s fights had catchy titles, most of th
Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflict
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
him out in the third round. Many of Ali’s fights had catchy titles, most of them supplied by him. His 1971 fight against Joe Frazier was billed as the “Fight of the Century.” He defeated George Foreman in the “Rumble in the Jungle” in Kinshasa,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Boxing stars and celebs to honour Muhammad Ali at special Saturday fight nightother nods to the former world heavyweight champion. One of Ali’s most famous
Boxing stars and celebs to honour Muhammad Ali at special Saturday fight night
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
other nods to the former world heavyweight champion. One of Ali’s most famous bouts, ‘The Fight of the Century’ against Joe Frazier in 1971, took place at the Manhattan arena which has inspired the event. Ricky Hatton, pictured with Ali in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Ali Died, a Big Part of Africa Died With Himthe history of sport given that the defending champion was not only younger and
When Ali Died, a Big Part of Africa Died With Him
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
the history of sport given that the defending champion was not only younger and stronger but had demolished Ken Norton and Joe Frazier in just two rounds of brutality, the people of Kinshasa have not forgotten their hour when they were the in the... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Fighting The Greatestthe same fighter he once was.” Ali bounced back in the next few years to win c
Fighting The Greatest
Chatham Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
the same fighter he once was.” Ali bounced back in the next few years to win classic bouts against George Foreman and Joe Frazier. Chuvalo fought those two legends as well. “The best punchers that I fought were Joe Frazier and George... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ali's Poetry of Pugilismpantheon of boxing legends of the heavyweight category there is a short list: J
Ali's Poetry of Pugilism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
pantheon of boxing legends of the heavyweight category there is a short list: Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Henry Armstrong, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lenox Lewis. These are the men with the lion heart, the men who... Read more
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Daily Mail
Muhammad Ali knew Islam was about peace, says daughter, post-Orlandovisiting Prophet Mohammed's tomb in Medina in 1972 he reportedly said he became
Muhammad Ali knew Islam was about peace, says daughter, post-Orlando
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
visiting Prophet Mohammed's tomb in Medina in 1972 he reportedly said he became convinced that he could defeat Joe Frazier. Hana Ali concluded with a heartfelt message to the family members of the victims who lost their lives and said... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Muhammad Ali dies, aged 74was the world heavyweight champion in a golden-age of boxing in the 1960s and '
Muhammad Ali dies, aged 74
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
was the world heavyweight champion in a golden-age of boxing in the 1960s and '70s. His bouts against George Foreman and Joe Frazier are etched into fighting history. His supreme skill, as much with his fists as with his mouth, made Ali a... Read more
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Philboxing
ALI'S GREATNESS HEAVILY FELT IN THE PHILIPPINEStheir lives without having to break the law. Ali's title-defending fight with
ALI'S GREATNESS HEAVILY FELT IN THE PHILIPPINES
Philboxing / Posted 11 days ago
their lives without having to break the law. Ali's title-defending fight with former friend turned-arch-enemy 'Smokin' Joe Frazier held 41 years ago on October 1, 1975 in Manila was an example of his stature as a fighter and, off the ring, an... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Muhammad Ali in Philippine historyManila” happened at the Philippine Coliseum, now known as the Smart-Araneta Col
Muhammad Ali in Philippine history
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
Manila” happened at the Philippine Coliseum, now known as the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. It was his third and last bout with Joe Frazier, and luckily, a lot of Filipinos were able to preserve some memorabilia from that event. On Friday, June 10, the... Read more
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Sun Star
Yerro: Glimpses of ‘The Greatest’Manila: Ali vs. Frazier.” Directed and written by John Dower, the docu focuses
Yerro: Glimpses of ‘The Greatest’
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
Manila: Ali vs. Frazier.” Directed and written by John Dower, the docu focuses on the third and final bout between Ali and Joe Frazier at the Araneta Coliseum on October 1, 1975, considered to be one of the most dramatic fights in boxing history.... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Requiem for the People’s Championwiser, heavier and slower. He was still loquacious, and we hung onto every word
Requiem for the People’s Champion
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
wiser, heavier and slower. He was still loquacious, and we hung onto every word he said. I remember the day after “Smokin Joe” Frazier floored Ali with a left hook in the 15th round handing him his first professional loss. It was as if someone... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The Greatest: A Tribute to a Prometheus of the Boxing Ringany opponent in an upcoming bout. Photo: Muhammad Ali lying on the ground duri
The Greatest: A Tribute to a Prometheus of the Boxing Ring
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
any opponent in an upcoming bout. Photo: Muhammad Ali lying on the ground during the 15th round of his bout against Joe Frazier in New York, USA, 08 March 1971. EPA/DPA FILE More than almost any other sports figure, Ali had learnt (often... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Monday Muse: Former Cards debate Most Painful U of L defeatshoot it, you never know what will happen." What Was Your Favorite Muhammad Al
Monday Muse: Former Cards debate Most Painful U of L defeat
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
shoot it, you never know what will happen." What Was Your Favorite Muhammad Ali Fight? George Foreman, 1974 39.1 percent Joe Frazier, 1975 32.5 percent Sonny Liston, 1964 14.7 percent Joe Frazier, 1971 13.7 percent Copyright 2016 WDRB Media.... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Scott's Thoughts: The passing of a great championtoo many in the ring. It’s a shame the Thrilla’ in Manila ever happened in 1975
Scott's Thoughts: The passing of a great champion
Comox Valley Record / Posted 12 days ago
too many in the ring. It’s a shame the Thrilla’ in Manila ever happened in 1975. As great a fight as it was against nemesis Joe Frazier, it arguably marked the beginning of the end. His best days as a boxer were behind him, and signs of Parkinson’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Condolence Registerof Zaire, you must have been dead. If the 'thrilla in Manila,' when he cornered
The Condolence Register
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
of Zaire, you must have been dead. If the 'thrilla in Manila,' when he cornered his old nemesis, the hard-hitting gorilla, Joe Frazier, in Manila, the capital of Philippines, remains news to you, you are better dead! And that would not be such a... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
What is sporting achievement made of?this is impossible to disentangle from Ali's reputation as a boxer. After all,
What is sporting achievement made of?
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 12 days ago
this is impossible to disentangle from Ali's reputation as a boxer. After all, if you watch all three of his fights with Joe Frazier in one continuous loop - not for the faint-hearted - it is difficult to say that one man clearly "won". The same... Read more
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Pilipino Star
How to be ‘The Greatest’ like Muhammad Aliwhen Muhammad Ali came to the Philippines for the spectacular “Thrilla in Manil
How to be ‘The Greatest’ like Muhammad Ali
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
when Muhammad Ali came to the Philippines for the spectacular “Thrilla in Manila” world championship boxing match against Joe Frazier in 1975, he and another icon, the late martial arts star Bruce Lee, were among the extraordinary persons whom I... Read more
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Powys County Times
Meeting Muhammad Ali was 'dream come true' for Newtown womangot to do just that on a visit to Deer Lake in Pennsylvania, where Ali was trai
Meeting Muhammad Ali was 'dream come true' for Newtown woman
Powys County Times / Posted 12 days ago
got to do just that on a visit to Deer Lake in Pennsylvania, where Ali was training for his upcoming fight with “Smokin” Joe Frazier. Following a training session with his sparring partner Larry Holmes, a future World Heavyweight Champion,... Read more
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The News & Observer
The case for Muhammad Ali, herocourage Stood out from other great athletes of his era In this Jan. 28, 1974,
The case for Muhammad Ali, hero
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
courage Stood out from other great athletes of his era In this Jan. 28, 1974, file photo, Muhammad Ali throws a punch at Joe Frazier, right, in the twelfth round during their bout at Madison Square Garden in New York. AP In this Nov. 9, 2005,... Read more
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Philboxing
MUHAMMAD ALI "THE GREATEST" QUOTES PART IIIbe a killa, and a chilla, and a thrilla, when I get the gorilla in Manila. I a
MUHAMMAD ALI "THE GREATEST" QUOTES PART III
Philboxing / Posted 13 days ago
be a killa, and a chilla, and a thrilla, when I get the gorilla in Manila. I always bring out the best in men I fight, but Joe Frazier, I'll tell the world right now, brings out the best in me. I'm gonna tell ya, that's one helluva man, and God... Read more
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NBC News
Voices: In Our Mexican-American Household, Muhammad Ali Foughts for Us Too"You are our champion." To them, and to me, it didn't matter that Ali had lost
Voices: In Our Mexican-American Household, Muhammad Ali Foughts for Us Too
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
"You are our champion." To them, and to me, it didn't matter that Ali had lost just four months earlier to his arch-rival Joe Frazier in the epic Fight of the Century. The chants were pulsating. If you did not feel them rattle around in your... Read more
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Philly.com
In the early years, Ali was all stingwas that dichotomy of popular opinion toward Ali more vexing, more galling, tha
In the early years, Ali was all sting
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
was that dichotomy of popular opinion toward Ali more vexing, more galling, than in Philadelphia, hometown of "Smokin' Joe" Frazier, the human and pugilistic yin to Ali's outrageous yang. Ali was the mean-spirited anti-Jackie Robinson, hurling... Read more
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The Columbian
Ambrose: Ali was the greatest in many ways1975 when I was on a fellowship at the University of Michigan. Going for the he
Ambrose: Ali was the greatest in many ways
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
1975 when I was on a fellowship at the University of Michigan. Going for the heavyweight championship again, Ali was facing Joe Frazier, who had beaten him once. The theater was full for this “Thrilla in Manila.” It was as if the several hundred... Read more
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NBC News
Voices: In Our Mexican-American Household, Muhammad Ali Spoke for Us Too"You are our champion." To them, and to me, it didn't matter that Ali had lost
Voices: In Our Mexican-American Household, Muhammad Ali Spoke for Us Too
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
"You are our champion." To them, and to me, it didn't matter that Ali had lost just four months earlier to his arch-rival Joe Frazier in the epic Fight of the Century. The chants were pulsating. If you did not feel them rattle around in your... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Remembering Aliin Manila at the Big Dome, is paying tribute to the greatest of all time. The
Remembering Ali
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
in Manila at the Big Dome, is paying tribute to the greatest of all time. The Thrilla in Manila bout between Ali and Joe Frazier on Oct. 1, 1975 remains one of the greatest boxing matches ever fought. By many accounts, it was a sweltering... Read more
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Powys County Times
Ali was the greatest of hosts too says Newtown womangot to do just that on a visit to Deer Lake in Pennsylvania, where Ali was trai
Ali was the greatest of hosts too says Newtown woman
Powys County Times / Posted 13 days ago
got to do just that on a visit to Deer Lake in Pennsylvania, where Ali was training for his upcoming fight with “Smokin” Joe Frazier. Following a training session with his sparring partner Larry Holmes, a future World Heavyweight Champion,... Read more
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Philboxing
LOMACHENKO WINS WBO JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE WITH SMASHING 5TH ROUND KO OVER DEFENDING CHAMPION ROCKY MARTINEZmassive win at the inauguration of the Araneta Coliseum, site of the famous �Th
LOMACHENKO WINS WBO JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE WITH SMASHING 5TH ROUND KO OVER DEFENDING CHAMPION ROCKY MARTINEZ
Philboxing / Posted 13 days ago
massive win at the inauguration of the Araneta Coliseum, site of the famous �Thrilla in Manila� between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier on October 1, 1975. With the win Lomachenko improved his record to 6-1 with 4 KOs. The classy, two-time former... Read more
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The Financial Express
Muhammad Ali is the greatest story of triumphtouch time. He invented the ‘rope-a-dope’ strategy to upset Foreman. He took pe
Muhammad Ali is the greatest story of triumph
The Financial Express / Posted 13 days ago
touch time. He invented the ‘rope-a-dope’ strategy to upset Foreman. He took perseverance to a different level to down Joe Frazier in ‘Thrilla in Manila’. Ernie Terrell once refused to call Ali by his Muslim name, insisting that he was still... Read more
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WA Today
Ali, his life and body of workdo it? And no wonder Ali was so proud of his black beauty. In that pride there
Ali, his life and body of work
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
do it? And no wonder Ali was so proud of his black beauty. In that pride there may be a clue about his awful treatment of Joe Frazier. According to Kram, Frazier did not meet Ali's own physical standards. "Frazier was an affront to beauty, to... Read more
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11 News Houston
Baseball great Dave Parker on Muhammad Ali: 'He carried the torch for me'“You gotta rock to kind of get yourself to the side of the bed,’’ he explained.
Baseball great Dave Parker on Muhammad Ali: 'He carried the torch for me'
11 News Houston / Posted 14 days ago
“You gotta rock to kind of get yourself to the side of the bed,’’ he explained. He cried as a 19-year-old in 1971, when Joe Frazier beat Ali in the first of their three fights, and he cried again last week, when Ali passed. It reminded Parker of... Read more
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