Friday, October 07, 2022  |

Paved With Gold

Paved With Gold

LONG BEFORE THEY MET AT THE CROSSROADS IN 1971, ALI AND FRAZIER STARTED THEIR PRO JOURNEYS AS OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS  “If someone...

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Opposites Attack

MORE THAN JUST TWO MEN VYING FOR THE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP, THE FIRST ALI-FRAZIER FIGHT WAS AN AMERICAN CULTURE CLASH The first...

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Ringside

Above: The great Smokin’ Joe Frazier was both friend and mentor to our cover artist, Richard T. Slone. SMOKE, BEES AND...

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The Challenger: Muhammad Ali

MUHAMMAD ALI Record: 31-0 (25 KOs) Age: 29 • Height: 6-foot-3 Reach: 78 inches Stance: Orthodox Official Weight: 215 pounds ALI vs. Doug Jones March 13, 1963 •...

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The Greatest Victory

ONLY TWO FIGHTS IN HISTORY, JOHNSON VS. JEFFRIES AND LOUIS-SCHMELING II, CAN MATCH THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF FRAZIER’S SHOWDOWN WITH...

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An Insider’s Look at The Fight of the Century

GENE KILROY, THE LAST SURVIVING MEMBER OF MUHAMMAD ALI’S INNER CIRCLE, SHARES HIS MEMORIES AND INSIGHT ON THE NIGHT JOE...

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Reconciliation

AFTER YEARS OF BITTERNESS AND LINGERING RESENTMENT, ALI AND FRAZIER FINALLY AGREED THAT IT WAS TIME TO MAKE PEACE These are...

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