Muhammad Ali fights Bobby Foster in Stateline, NV

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from November 21st 1972 by Barry Tompkins in Stateline, NV featuring scenes from the Sahara Tahoe Hotel, where Muhammad Ali is preparing for an exhibition fight against Bobby Foster. Ali boisterously predicts he'll win in the fifth round, declaring: "I was gonna get him in eight to show you I was great / but the sucker kept talking jive, so we cut it to five!" Ali went on to win in the eighth round.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
11/21/72
Recording medium
16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
3:43
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 110287
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3951

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