History | May 24 2018

On This Day: Muhammad Ali scores his final stoppage victory

Muhammad Ali's opponent on that day, Richard Dunn, remembers that sharing the ring 'The Greatest' all those years ago
Muhammad Ali
A heavyweight who fought like a welterweight The Courier Journal/USA Today Sports

ON May 24, 1976 at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany, Muhammad Ali made the seventh defense of his WBA and WBC heavyweight titles with a fifth round stoppage of tough Yorkshireman Richard Dunn.

Dunn was down three times in the fourth and twice in round five before referee Herbert Tomser had seen enough at 2-05 of the session.

Muhammad Ali