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Muhammad Ali Vs Lyle Alzado (11 by 8 1/4) Fight Program From July 14th 1979 Mile High Stadium
On July 14, 1979 football defensive end Lyle Alzado (at about 6’4?, 285) boxed an exhibition against Muhammad Ali at a time when Ali had just retired from competitive boxing. Ali had just won the heavyweight title back and become the first man ever to hold the heavyweight crown three times. Alzado grew up in Brooklyn New York had been boxing in the Golden Gloves. Ali was boxing and dancing around and pretty much toyed with Lyle, but football star Alzado stood in there for the full eight rounds and was most impressive in the clinches, twice actually lifting Ali off the mat and spinning him around. Lyle Alzado landed a few hard blows actually, which while not stunning Ali, did seem to make him want to hit Alzado harder. Ali basically worked Alzado over at will. Presented here is a a two-page program from Muhammad Ali’s exhibition fight versus Lyle Alzado.This program is grade Ex MT Condition.