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On this day: Muhammad Ali puts the lights out on Jerry Quarry’s Las Vegas dream

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27
Jun

On this day: Muhammad Ali puts the lights out on Jerry Quarry’s Las Vegas dream

A very underrated performance by β€œThe Greatest.” On June 27, 1972, Muhammad Ali scored a dominant seventh-round TKO over perennial heavyweight...

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26
Oct

Muhammad Ali-Jerry Quarry I: Half a century on from the return of the champion

Fifty years ago today, Muhammad Ali emerged from a three-and-a-half year exile to begin his quest to regain the heavyweight...

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26
Oct

Ali-Quarry remembered

Forty-three years ago today, one of the most anticipated comebacks in boxing history began when Muhammad Ali emerged from a 43-month exile to score a three-round TKO over Jerry Quarry. Ali’s return wasn’t just a sporting spectacle it was a social happening that struck at the heart of a deeply divided nation.

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