Ali, This Day in Boxing

Muhammad Ali KOs Chuck Wepner March 24, 1975 and Keeps Crown

 

Muhammad Ali KOs Chuck Wepner March 24, 1975 and Keeps Crown

 

  • Muhammad Ali 223½ lbs
  • Chuck Wepner 225 lbs
  • TKO at 2:41 in round 15 of 15
  • Location: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USA
  • Referee: Tony Perez
  • Judge: Jackie Keough 136-129
  • Judge: Sam Taormina 138-129
  • World Boxing Council Heavyweight Title (1st defense by Ali)
  • World Boxing Association Heavyweight Title (1st defense by Ali)

 

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