• Short Summary

    Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has wound up his United States training camp preparation for next month's title challenge of current champion George Foreman.

  • Description

    Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has wound up his United States training camp preparation for next month's title challenge of current champion George Foreman.

    Ali has been training at Deer Lake, Pennsylvania for the bout which will be fought on 24 September in Kinshasa, Zaire. The fight has been described as the biggest promotion in boxing history, which each of the combatants guarantead a purse of five million dollars (two million sterling).

    Ali, new aged 32 - is seven years older than his opponent - but says his added experience will make the difference. While bookmakers have Foreman the favourite to retain his title, Ali was confident when he spoke to newsmen.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA65LYVRBHCM5XXD7WDAZIKV1PN
    Media URN:
    VLVA65LYVRBHCM5XXD7WDAZIKV1PN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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