1976-05-25 Muhammad Ali w rsc 5 (15) Richard Dunn, Olympic Hall, Munich, Germany - WORLD
1976-05-25 Muhammad Ali w rsc 5 (15) Richard Dunn, Olympic Hall, Munich, Germany - WORLD. Referee: Herbert Thomser. As the British, Commonwealth and European champion Dunn (206½) deserved a title crack, and for the opening three rounds he was right in the fight as he chased Ali (220) down, going forward all the time. He even sent the champion reeling across the ring at one point in the third. In the fourth, however, Ali finally began to crank up the pressure on his southpaw opponent, having him over three times in the session from cracking right hands over the top. Regardless of what had happened in the fourth Dunn came out for the fifth as though he meant business, but after two further knockdowns from similar punches the referee called it off on the 2.05 mark.