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Boxing – 1980 – Howard Cosell Hosts In Studio With Larry Holmes + Muhammad Ali After Their Fight

Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali was billed asThe Last Hurrah….which was a professional boxing match contested on October 2, 1980 in Las Vegas for the WBC and Lineal Heavyweight Championships. 

The fight took place at a time when Larry Holmes was in his prime as truly one of the greatest Heavyweight Champions throughout history…..while The Greatest Muhammad Ali was well past his time….but still managed 10 courageous rounds….before his trainer, Angelo Dundee, demanded the fight be stopped.  

The fight was estimated to have been watched by a record 2 billion viewers worldwide.  As seen in this video herewith…..although Ali had the beating of his fabulous career….he still maintained that Ali magical sense of humor and joy of playing around with people.

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