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*'''[[NABF]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defense of Ali)
 
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==Notes==
 
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*Ali was a 7 to 1 favorite.
 
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== Quotes ==
 
== Quotes ==
 
*"This will be Buster's last stand. I will do to Buster what the Indians did to Custer. I'm gonna wipe him out." - Muhammad Ali
 
*"This will be Buster's last stand. I will do to Buster what the Indians did to Custer. I'm gonna wipe him out." - Muhammad Ali
 
 
  
 
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Revision as of 00:34, 18 February 2013

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1971-11-17 : Muhammad Ali 227 lbs beat Buster Mathis 256 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Notes

  • Ali was a 7 to 1 favorite.
  • The fight was shown on closed-circuit television in 106 locations in the United States.
  • There was an estimated crowd of 21,000 at the Astrodome.
  • Mathis was down twice in round 11 and twice more in round 12.

Quotes

  • "This will be Buster's last stand. I will do to Buster what the Indians did to Custer. I'm gonna wipe him out." - Muhammad Ali


Preceded by:
Ali vs. Ellis
NABF Heavyweight Title Fight
# 5
Succeeded by:
Ali vs. Chuvalo II