Clay, Cassius Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier "The Ring" Magazine 1975 Signed Autograph BoxingZoom

Clay, Cassius Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier "The Ring" Magazine 1975 Signed Autograph Boxing

Clay, Cassius Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier "The Ring" Magazine 1975 Signed Autograph Boxing
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"The Ring" Magazine-October 1975-8 1/2" X 11"-94 pages-Singed By Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. This vintage boxing magazine-which originally sold for $1.00 features a large article with many photos of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier on The Thriller In Manila Boxing match...................The Thrilla in Manila was the third and final boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. It was contested in 1975 for the heavyweight championship of the world at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines, on Wednesday, October 1. The venue was temporarily renamed as the "Philippine Coliseum" for this match. Ali won by technical knockout (TKO) after Frazier's chief second, Eddie Futch, asked the referee to stop the fight following the end of the 14th round.The contest's name is derived from Ali's rhyming boast that the fight would be "a killa and a thrilla and a chilla, when I get that gorilla in Manila." The bout is consistently regarded as one of the best and the most brutal fight in boxing history and was the culmination of a three-bout rivalry between the two fighters that Ali won, 21. The fight was watched by a record global television audience of 1 billion viewers, including 100 million viewers watching the fight on closed-circuit theatre television, and 500,000 pay-per-view buys on HBO home cable television........Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.; January 17, 1942 June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, entertainer and philanthropist. Nicknamed The Greatest, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sporting figures of the 20th century, frequently ranked as the best heavyweight boxer and greatest athlete of the century..............Joseph William Frazier (January 12, 1944 November 7, 2011), nicknamed "Smokin' Joe," was an American professional boxer who competed from 1965 to 1981. Frazier was known for his strength, durability, formidable punching power, and relentless pressure fighting style and was the first boxer to beat Muhammad Ali. He reigned as the undisputed heavyweight champion from 1970 to 1973 and as an amateur won a gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics. The magazine has been autographed on the front cover by Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier........................BOTH MAGAZINE AND AUTOGRAPHS ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITIION.
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