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Leroy Neiman Framed 11x17 Muhammad Ali Joe Frazier Thrilla Manila Boxing Print PSM

Featured is a Leroy Neiman framed Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier Thrilla In Manila boxing print. This is a reproduction photo and has been professionally framed and matted and is approximately 18x24. The Thrilla in Manila was the third and final boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. It was contested in 1975 for the heavyweight championship of the world at the Philippine Coliseum in Cubao Quezon City Philippines on Wednesday October 1. Ali won by technical knockout (TKO) after Frazier's chief second Eddie Futch conceded the fight prior to the 15th round. The contest's name is derived from the frequent rhyming boast made by Ali that the fight would be a "killa and a thrilla and a chilla when I get that gorilla in Manila." The bout is consistently ranked as one of the best in the sport's history and was the culmination of a three-bout rivalry between the two fighters that Ali won 2???1.

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