Name: ALI, MUHAMMAD "I SHALL RETURN" PROMOTIONAL POSTER (1980)
History: Muhammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. He won the World Heavyweight Title from Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964. He announced his retirement in February of 1970 but was back in the ring later that October. He won the NABF Heavyweight Title On July 26, 1971 in a bout with Jimmy Ellis. He regained the World Heavyweight Title when he fought George Foreman in Zaire on October 30, 1974. He lost and regained the heavyweight title in 1978 against Leon Spinks.He retired after losing to Trevor Berbick on December 11, 1981 with a final record of 56-5 with 37 KO's. Offered here is an original promotional poster entitled "I Shall Return" picturing Muhammad Ali holding up four fingers to depict his plan to win a fourth heavyweight title. This pictures Ali along with his record through the Larry Holmes fight.
Full description: This is an original, paper, promotional poster. Put out in 1980 after Ali's loss to Larry Holmes by Vision Makers Inc. Bold color and print. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Minor edge wear. Clean front and back. 24" x 36 1/2."
Size: 24 x 36 1/2
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Ali, Muhammad/Cassius Clay -
Condition: near mint
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