• Short Summary

    Muhammad Ali, the former Cassius Caly, faces a make-or-break fought on July 26 when he fights his one-time sparring partner, Jimmy Ellis.

  • Description

    Muhammad Ali, the former Cassius Caly, faces a make-or-break fought on July 26 when he fights his one-time sparring partner, Jimmy Ellis.

    This will be Ali's first contest since his March defeat by Joe Frazier, the biggest setback of his career.

    Ellis must be a major threat, since he knows Ali's style so well, and even claims to have beaten him when both were young boxers.

    Ellis became a leading U.S. heavyweight soon after Ali refused to join the army, and ultimately won the World Boxing Association Championship.

    Speaking to reporters in Chicago, Ali was very serious about the challenge presented to him by the fight with Ellis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABYID02J1SZKBMBFP7W8UPGXFI
    Media URN:
    VLVABYID02J1SZKBMBFP7W8UPGXFI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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