Lot 8: ALI MUHAMMAD: (1942- ) American Boxer, World
December 15, 2012
Heathrow, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: ALI MUHAMMAD: (1942- ) American Boxer, World Heavyweight Champion. An excellent, vintage bold blue ink signature, 'From Muhammad Ali, World Champion, 1966', on a white card. A desirable example from a significant year in Ali's career. Two small file holes to the upper edge have been neatly and professionally repaired. Some very light, extremely minor age wear to the edges, VG
Notes: Ali fought five bouts during 1966 against George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, Brian London, Karl Mildenberger and Cleveland Williams. He won each of the fights to retain his WBC World Heavyweight Champion title.1966 was also the year in which Ali refused to serve in the United States Army, declaring himself a conscientious objector, and famously stating 'I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Congs'.