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Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) – interview & documentary – 2 videos

Muhammad Ali  – Wondering Why? Conversion to Islam – Interview

Muhammad Ali – ABC Classic Wide World of Sports Documentary Continue reading

Thriller in Manilla – Oct. 1, 1975: Ali-Frazier video – Dmitri Allicock

Thriller in Manilla

By Dmitri Allicock

On this day in history, Oct 1 1975, Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier for the heavyweight boxing title- The Thrilla in Manila was the third and final boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. It was contested for the Heavyweight Championship of the World at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon CityMetro Manila,Philippines on Wednesday, October 1, 1975. The contest’s name is derived from the frequent rhyming boast made by Ali that the fight would be a “Killa and a Thrilla and a Chilla, when I get that gorilla in Manila”.  Read More »

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