Muhammad Ali vs. Jerry Quarry (2nd meeting)

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1972-06-27 : Muhammad Ali 216½ lbs beat Jerry Quarry 198 lbs by TKO at 0:19 in round 7 of 12

  • NABF Heavyweight Title (3rd defense by Ali)


  • Ali made $500,000, while Quarry made $200,000.
  • Ali was the #1 contender, and Quarry was ranked #2.
  • World Light Heavyweight Champion Bob Foster defended his title on the undercard with a fourth-round KO of Mike Quarry, Jerry Quarry's younger brother.
  • The card was publicized as "The Soul Brothers vs. The Quarry Brothers."
  • Quarry was never down in the fight, but was dominated from start to finish.


Preceded by:
Ali vs. Chuvalo II
NABF Heavyweight Title Fight
# 7
Succeeded by:
Ali vs. Patterson II