ALI, MUHAMMAD-JOE FRAZIER I N.Y.DAILY NEWS (1971-POST FIGHT)

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Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, billed as The Fight of the Century (also known as The Fight), was the boxing match between WBC/WBA heavyweight champion Joe Frazier (26–0, 23 KOs) and The Ring/lineal heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali (31–0, 25 KOs), held on Monday, March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was the first time that two undefeated boxers fought each other for the heavyweight title. Frazier won in 15 rounds via unanimous decision. It was the first of a trilogy, followed by the rematch fights Super Fight II (1974) and Thrilla in Manila (1975), both won by Ali. Offered here is the complete newspaper for the New York Daily News for March 10, 1971 with complete coverage on the fight.
This is the complete Daily News for March 10, 1971. Ali with swollen jaw is on the front cover with Joe Frazier on the back. Complete fight coverage inside including centerfold pictures. 28 pages complete. Has a center fold. Some yellowing from aging. Clean inside and out. A fine example. 11" x 15."

Size: 11 x 15

Condition: excellent