Ali, This Day in Boxing

Muhammad Ali Beaten by Joe Frazier This Day March 8, 1971

 

Muhammad Ali Beaten by Joe Frazier This Day March 8, 1971

 

 

  • Joe Frazier 205½ lbs
  • Muhammad Ali 215 lbs
  • UD in round 15 of 15
  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Arthur Mercante 8-6
  • Judge: Artie Aidala 9-6
  • Judge: Bill Recht 11-4
  • Unofficial AP scorecard: 9-5-1 Frazier
  • Unofficial UPI scorecard: 7-7-1 Draw
  • World Boxing Council Heavyweight Title (second defense by Frazier)
  • World Boxing Association Heavyweight Title (second defense by Frazier)

 

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