ALI, MUHAMMAD-LEON SPINKS II ABC TV PROGRAM (1978)
On September 15 1978 in New Orleans Muhammad Ali met Leon Spinks for the Heavyweight Title. Ali would avenge his earlier loss to Spinks and would win the title back by unanimous decision. Ali became the first man to win the heavyweight title on three different occasions. The fight was shown on ABC television and claimed a viewing audience of 73%, a then Nielsen ratings record. Offered here is a promotional program put out by ABC TV advertising the bout. This is a 6 page, including covers, fold out style program which previews the fight. Tight binding. Clean inside and out. Not creased or torn. 9 1/4" x 9 1/4." The only example we have handled.