March 8 1971, Joe Frazier ends Muhammad Ali’s 31-fight winning streak at Madison Square Garden with a left to the jaw but Ali showed a tremendous amount of heart when getting up immediately after getting knocked down.
Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier “First Fight” MSG Program & NC Ticket 1971
Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier Madison Square Garden Official Program & North Carolina Fight Ticket March 8, 1971.
Ticket stub original tape, taped to program 50 years old ago, in great condition.
“Fight of the Century” at Madison Square Garden, Frazier landed a left hook in the 15th round that sent Ali careening to the canvas. The unbeaten Frazier won a unanimous decision as he handed Ali the first defeat of his pro career.