Muhammad Ali vs. Floyd Patterson II

By Boxing News on September 19, 2018
Muhammad Ali vs. Floyd Patterson II
Ali and Floyd Patterson first fought in 1965 and there was much water under the bridge.

On September 20, 1972 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali (38-0-0) from Louisville, Kentucky, defended his NABF title against former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson. The two men first fought in 1965 and there was much water under the bridge. Patterson was 53-7-1 and winding down his great career. Ali was 38-1, with a single loss to Smokin’ Joe Frazier, and he wasn’t close to being done, not by a long shot…

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  1. David 01:47pm, 09/19/2018

    Floyd Patterson didn’t even try to hurt Ali. He threw pitter-patter punches. Muhammad Ali beat no one. The greatest? You got to be kidding.

  2. john coiley 01:39am, 09/21/2012

    Talk about classics…boxing, punching, personalities…this was a doozy…

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