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Ali's last fight - pre-exile (HD print)

Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:40 am

Great quality film print [edit] of the champ's last fight prior to his forced exile in 1967.

Zora Folley was a top contender at the time [beating Oscar Bonavena, George Chuvalo and knocking out Henry Cooper in earlier fights] and yet Ali treats him like a rank amateur.

It would be over three and a half years later until his next fight - a TKO of the tough and courageous Jerry Quarry.

The legendary Don Dunphy does the commentary.

P.S. Keep a sharp lookout for Ed Sullivan at ringside!


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Ali v Folley - March 22, 1967 (Madison Square Garden, New York)

Re: Ali's last fight - pre-exile (HD print)

Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:23 am

elvisalisellers wrote:Great quality film print [edit] of the champ's last fight prior to his forced exile in 1967.

Zora Folley was a top contender at the time [beating Oscar Bonavena, George Chuvalo and knocking out Henry Cooper in earlier fights] and yet Ali treats him like a rank amateur.

It would be over three and a half years later until his next fight - a TKO of the tough and courageous Jerry Quarry.

The legendary Don Dunphy does the commentary.

P.S. Keep a sharp lookout for Ed Sullivan at ringside!


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Ali v Folley - March 22, 1967 (Madison Square Garden, New York)


At first Glance I thought you were posting his last fight with Trevor Berbick!

Ali in 1967 -- Back when boxing was an art. (None of that horrifying UFC crap.) Muhammad Ali was unstoppable during this period; unfortunately his best years were robbed from him during his 3 1/2 year forced exile. Who knows what could have happened during those lost years.

Thanks for posting. It's always a joy to see Ali in his prime.