On February 11, 1990, in Tokio Tyson lost his championship to Buster Douglas although he was a huge betting favourite. Douglas had lost his mother to a stroke 23 days prior to the fight, and fought the fight of his life. Tyson sent Douglas to the floor in the eighth round,but Douglas recovered sufficiently and […]
Ali-Frazier II took place January 28, 1974. Its the second of three bouts between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, that took place at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, on January 28, 1974. Ali won by unanimous decision.
The Fight of the Century was the first boxing match between champion Joe Frazier (26-0, 23 KOs) and challenger Muhammad Ali (31-0, 25 KOs). It took place in New York City, New York March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden. Frazier won by unanimous decision and retained the title.
The Thrilla in Manila was the third and final boxing match between Ali and Frazier and took place in Metro Manila, Philippines on October 1, 1975. The bout is often ranked as one of the greatest fights of 20th century boxing. Ali won the fight when Eddie Futch (Frazier’s trainer) stopped the fight before the […]