|Ali and Frazier
fought each other on March 8, 1971, at Madison Square
Garden in a fight, nicknamed The Fight of the Century.
It was one of the most eagerly anticipated bouts of all
time and still remains one of the most famous. The fight
lived up to the hype with an impressive performance from
both sides. Frazier knocked down Ali in the 15th and final
round with a hard left hook which lead to him winning
the fight and retaining his title with a unanimous decision.
This was Ali's first professional loss.