Name: ALI, MUHAMMAD: THE THIRD COMING ORIGINAL POSTER (1978)
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 a poster of Muhammad Ali entitled The Third Coming made to commemorate Ali's winning the heavyweight championship for the htird time by defeating Leon Spinks in 1978.
Full description: This is an original poster printed on heavy photo type paper. Bold color and bold, clear image of Ali. Not creased. Has several small splits in th epaper with no paper loss. Minor edge, corner and surface wear. 24" x 29 3/4." Quite rare, the first we have offered.
Size: 24 x 29 3/4
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Ali, Muhammad/Cassius Clay -
Condition: very good
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