Forty- four years ago today, March 8, 1971, in the days when giants still walked the Earth,, the world came to a literal standstill, when for the first time in the history of the sport, two 100% authentic undefeated heavyweight champions entered the ring to settle the dispute.
It was called the "Fight of the Century" and it is among a small handful of fights that lived up to the name. There is a fight coming up on May 2nd of this year that is being sold as the Fight of the Century", we will be lucky if it makes fight of the year.
There are very few fighters that can stir my emotions the way these two did, and continue to do. Smokin' Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali, God Bless you for the memories!