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On September 29, 1977 at New York's Madison Square Garden, Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali defended his title against tough challenger Earnie Shavers. Ali won a close 15 round decision. Ali was wobbled in the 2nd and 14th rounds, but had enough to survive. The fight was a huge financial success. The Garden was sold out and NBC which televised it live had incredible ratings, a tribute to Ali's drawing power. On the undercard Alexis Arguello stopped Jerome Artis in the 2nd round and Mike Rossman won a ten round decision over Gary Summerhays. Offered here is an original promotional agreement for this fight between Muhammad Ali and promoter Top Rank. Contract spells out conditions for the fight and has been signed by both Muhammad Ali and his manager Herbert Muhammad.
This is an original 9 page, letter size, typed contract. Boldly signed in ink on the final page by Muhammad Ali and his manager Herbert Muhammad. Clean. Bold type. Not creased, but minor dog ear in lower right corner, Stapled at upper left corner. Minor edge wear. 8 1/2" x 11."

Size: 8 1/2 x 11

Condition: very good