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On This Day: Muhammad Ali edged Ken Norton in a savage battle

A last round rally clinched revenge victory for 'The Greatest' – Muhammad Ali
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ENJOY our original report from an important fight in Muhammad Ali’s career. One in which he was forced to call on all his pride and all his courage, if need be, to prove to the world he was not a has-been. Ali had his jaw broken by Norton six months earlier and both were in for another punishing evening.

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How we reported the huge fight back in 1973

WHERE Inglewood WHEN September 10, 1973

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