On December 5, 1986 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas John "The Beast" Mugabi fought Duane Thomas for the vacant WBC light middleweight title. Thomas prevailed and stopped Mugabi in the third round. Mugabi took a brutal accidental thumb in his left eye and could not continue. In a strange twist, before the fight Mugabi argued against using thumb tabbed gloves and sadly got his wish. Offered here is an original credential used to gain admittance to the arena. This is an original credential printed on heavy stock which pictures Mugabi. Bold color and print. Bold, clear image. Two holes at top for neck chain. Crease at top. Minor edge wear. No tears. 3 3/4" x 7."