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Muhammad Ali Stops Joe Frazier in “Thrilla in Manilla”

This Day in Boxing October 1, 1975 Ali Stops Frazier in “Thrilla in Manilla”

Muhammad Ali retains the heavyweight crown


Muhammad Ali 224½

Joe Frazier 215½

Araneta Coliseum, Barangay Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines W RTD 14/15

time: 3:00   referee: Carlos Padilla 66-60   judges: Larry Nadayag 66-62, Alfredo Quiazon 67-62

WBC World heavyweight title

WBA World heavyweight title

Fight known as “The Thrilla in Manila” — weigh-in was 5 days in advance of bout

1975 Fight of the Year – Ring Magazine

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