ALI, MUHAMMAD-LEON SPINKS II SOUVENIR POSTER (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 an original, souvenir poster made up for and advertising this event. This is an original, heavy paper, souvenir poster whcih has graphic depictions of both fighters. Bold color and print. Bold, clear images. Minor soiling. No tack holes. Not creased. Edge and corner wear. 11" x 15." Rare, the first we have seen.