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The road to Frazier-Ali started with two Olympic champions

Paved With Gold

The road to Frazier-Ali started with two Olympic championsDonald McRae
Clashing cultures made the buildup even more intense

Opposites Attack

Clashing cultures made the buildup even more intenseMichael Rosenthal
From The Ring, May 1970

FLASHBACK: The Ring Withdraws Recognition of Clay as Heavy King

From The Ring, May 1970Dan Daniel
Five bouts that set the stage

The Champion: Joe Frazier

Five bouts that set the stageRon Borges
Five bouts that set the stage

The Challenger: Muhammad Ali

Five bouts that set the stageTom Gray
From The Ring, February 1971

FLASHBACK: Frazier-Clay Confidential

From The Ring, February 1971Dan Daniel
The world as seen from the center of the Frazier-Ali storm

Being There

The world as seen from the center of the Frazier-Ali stormLarry Merchant
Was Joe Frazier's triumph the best of all time?

The Greatest Victory

Was Joe Frazier's triumph the best of all time?Don Stradley
The last surviving member of Ali's circle shares his memories

An Insider’s Look at The Fight of the Century

The last surviving member of Ali's circle shares his memoriesTris Dixon
Frazier's family shared in both his torment and his glory

Flesh and Blood

Frazier's family shared in both his torment and his gloryJoseph Santoliquito
After years of resentment, the bitter rivals finally made peace

Reconciliation

After years of resentment, the bitter rivals finally made peaceBernard Fernandez
The former champion gets a victory

Afterword: Muhammad Ali vs. the Supreme Court

The former champion gets a victoryThomas Hauser

Departments

The house that boxing built

Opening Shots

The house that boxing builtThe Ring
Show Larry some love

Come Out Writing

Show Larry some loveThe Ring
Smoke, bees and butterflies

Ringside

Smoke, bees and butterfliesRichard T. Slone
I was at Ali-Frazier I

Jabs and Straight Writes

I was at Ali-Frazier IThomas Hauser
Recent moves in The Ring's rankings

Ratings Update

Recent moves in The Ring's rankingsBrian Harty
Fight of a lifetime

From the Archive

Fight of a lifetimeThe Ring