Muhammad Ali Signed 8x10 Photo from The "Fight of the Century" | Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier (PSA Encapsulated | Autograph Graded 10)

Autograph Graded 10

  • Lot number 8357292
  • Total views 28
  • Total bids 25
  • Winning bid $516.59
  • Buyer's premium $87.82
  • Total $604.41

Photo measures 8" x 10" in size and is hand-signed by Muhammad Ali (D. 2016). This image was taken March 8, 1971 during the "Fight of the Century." This is one of the most iconic images in the history of sports!

The "Fight of the Century" took place on March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, marking a historic clash between two undefeated heavyweight champions, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Both fighters were at the pinnacle of their careers, and the anticipation surrounding the bout was unprecedented. Ali, previously stripped of his title due to his stance against the Vietnam War, sought to reclaim the championship against Frazier, the reigning champion. The fight lived up to its monumental hype, lasting 15 intense rounds. Frazier emerged victorious in a unanimous decision, handing Ali his first professional defeat. The bout is celebrated not only for its high-stakes drama but also for its cultural significance, reflecting the political and social climate of the era. The Ali vs. Frazier rivalry became one of the most iconic in boxing history, and their first encounter remains etched in the annals of sports as the legendary "Fight of the Century."

Muhammad Ali, a legendary figure in the realm of boxing, left an indelible mark on the sport with his unparalleled achievements and unmatched skill in the ring. Born Cassius Clay, he rose to prominence with a dazzling combination of speed, agility, and charisma. Ali claimed the world heavyweight title not once, but three times, showcasing his resilience and dominance. His famous bouts, including the "Fight of the Century" against Joe Frazier and the "Rumble in the Jungle" against George Foreman, stand as testament to his prowess and strategic brilliance. Ali's unyielding spirit and poetic prowess outside the ropes matched his prowess within, solidifying his status as "The Greatest" and an icon whose legacy endures as a beacon of excellence in the sport of boxing.

The autograph has been authenticated and encapsulated by PSA/DNA for authenticity purposes. The autograph has been graded Gem Mint 10 by PSA.

Authentication: PSA Encapsulated | Autograph Graded 10

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