• Short Summary

    United States heavyweight boxers Muhammad Ali and Mac Foster exchanged insults at the weigh-in on Friday (March 31) for their non-title fight in Tokyo, Japan, the following day.

  • Description

    United States heavyweight boxers Muhammad Ali and Mac Foster exchanged insults at the weigh-in on Friday (March 31) for their non-title fight in Tokyo, Japan, the following day. Foster, a former soldier, who has won 30 of his 31 fights on knockouts, weighted in at 211 3/4 pounds (96 kilograms). Ali, formerly Cassius Clay and a world heavyweight champion, tipped the scales at 226 pounds (102 kilograms). He shouted insults at Foster, at held up five fingers--indicating he was going to win in the fifth round.

    Ali did win the fight the following night--but only on points, after being taken the full fifteen rounds by Foster.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA25W3F26SB5MG9YQQFLP1OXIZP
    Media URN:
    VLVA25W3F26SB5MG9YQQFLP1OXIZP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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