front of 25,000 fans, Heavyweight Champion Muhammed Ali won one of the most talked
about fights in history, on this day, by defeating Joe Frazier.
was persuaded to retire from the fight in the 14th round.
winning, Ali described how he felt as:
closest thing to dying."
so tired I want to rest for a week. My hips are sore, my arms are sore, my side
is sore, my hands are sore."