Each of the others, whilst greats in their own right, had legendary bouts with Ali during the 1970s and early 1980s, including. George Foreman - nicknamed "Big George", he is a two-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold medalist. He won the world heavyweight title with a second-round knockout of then-undefeated Joe Frazier in 1973.
Two successful title defenses were made before Foreman's first professional loss to Muhammad Ali in "The Rumble in the Jungle" in 1974. Smokin' Joe Frazier - reigned as the undisputed heavyweight champion from 1970 to 1973, and as an amateur won a gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Frazier was known for his sheer strength, durability, formidable punching power, and relentless pressure fighting style. Fought Ali in the memorabilia Thrilla in Manila.
Larry Holmes, whose left jab is rated among the best in boxing history, held the WBC heavyweight title from 1978 to 1983, The Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles from 1980 to 1985, and the inaugural IBF heavyweight title from 1983 to 1985. He made 20 successful title defenses, placing him third all time.
One of only 5 boxers to have defeated Ali. Ken Norton - held the WBC heavyweight title in 1978. He is best known for his trilogy with Muhammad Ali, in which Norton won the first fight by split decision, and controversially lost the latter two fights by split and unanimous decision, respectively.Norton also fought a slugfest with Larry Holmes in 1978, narrowly losing a split decision. Comes with Sports Online's 100% Authenticity Guarantee and independent authoritative authentication and additional certification from the AMA, Australia's most respected independent sports memorabilia authentication service. The item "Heavyweight Champions of the World Glove Signed by Ali, Frazier, Foreman, Holm" is in sale since Friday, April 19, 2019.
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