• Short Summary

    Former World Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali said in New York on Wednesday (15 May) he would beat George Froman because he was too experienced, too smart, and too fast for the world champion.

  • Description

    Former World Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali said in New York on Wednesday (15 May) he would beat George Froman because he was too experienced, too smart, and too fast for the world champion. Ali was speaking at a news conference soon after it was announced the world title fight between the two would take place in Kinshasa, capital of Zaire, on September 24th. Forman and Ali have been guaranteed five million dollars each for the fight...an all time record in any sport. In addition they will receive half a million dollars each for training expenses.

    At the news conference, which Foreman failed to attend, Ali wa asked why he thought he'd win.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA31P1C5GEOQIB8VLDAXE1NY3NX
    Media URN:
    VLVA31P1C5GEOQIB8VLDAXE1NY3NX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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