• Short Summary

    World heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali has said that if Soviet amateur champion Igor Vysotsky thinks he has a chance, he would like to take him on in the Soviet Union and show him "what a soul whipping was like."
    Ali made the remarks to newsmen after he had finished autographing copies of his new book, extolling himself as the greatest, in the Rockefeller Centre, New york, on Tuesday (11 November).

  • Description

    World heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali has said that if Soviet amateur champion Igor Vysotsky thinks he has a chance, he would like to take him on in the Soviet Union and show him "what a soul whipping was like."
    Ali made the remarks to newsmen after he had finished autographing copies of his new book, extolling himself as the greatest, in the Rockefeller Centre, New york, on Tuesday (11 November).

    Vysotsky is in the United States at the moment with the Soviet amateur team who are preparing for their match against the United States amateur team on Friday (14 November).

    The film includes Ali's remarks to NBC reporter Len Dillon about the possible fight against the Soviet champion. A transcript of the interview appears below.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8CZ5S1WQ43CI5H1IE0OVBROCX
    Media URN:
    VLVA8CZ5S1WQ43CI5H1IE0OVBROCX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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