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Five best fights of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali

One Of The Greatest Boxers The World Ever Produced Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. Commonly Known As Muhammad Ali To The World. He Is The Best, Greatest, Boldest And Exploded To The Boxing At The Age Of 22 By Winning The World Heavyweight Champion. Ali, Is One Of The Most Recognized Sports Figures Of The Past 100 Years, Crowned Sportsman Of The Century.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 04 Jun 2016, 05:06:57 PM

New Delhi:

One of the greatest boxers the world ever produced Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. commonly known as Muhammad Ali to the world. He is the best, greatest, boldest and exploded to the boxing at the age of 22 by winning the world heavyweight champion. Ali, is one of the most recognized sports figures of the past 100 years, crowned Sportsman of the Century.

 Let us see some best fights of the legendry boxer.

September 5, 1960 – Ali won the Olympic light-heavyweight gold medal in Rome by defeating Zbigniew Pietrzykowski of Poland.

 February 25, 1964 – At the age of 22, he became the heavyweight champion beating Sonny Liston with a score of 19-0 record. Liston surrendered after six rounds, in Miami Beach.

 March 22, 1967 – Ali defended his title nine times, including another win over Sonny Liston and one over former champ Floyd Patterson. It was the last time Ali defended his title before facing prison for refusing to be inducted into the US Army.

October 1, 1975 - The second rematch with Frazier is called the Thrilla in Manila and part of the pre-fight hype includes Ali calling Frazier a gorilla. Ali wins when Frazier is unable to come out for the 15th and final round.

October 2, 1980 - At age 38 he attempts a comeback in a title fight against Larry Holmes, a former Ali sparring partner, but his skills are clearly battered. The fight was stopped after 10 rounds, marking the only time in his career that Ali lost by anything other than a decision.

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First Published : 04 Jun 2016, 05:04:00 PM

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