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54 years ago

Muhammad Ali vs Brian London

Muhammad Ali vs Brian London

Date: 6th August 1966

Venue: Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Title: WBC World Heavyweight Title

Promoted by: Jack Solomons, Lawrie Lewis

Muhammad Ali
( 24 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 209 1/2 lbs

Brian London
( 35 - 13 - 0 )
Weight: 201 1/2 lbs


This is Ali's second WBC World Heavyweight Title fight in London in less than 3 months. Ali knocks out Blackpool's Brian London in front of a 13,00 strong crowd in the third round at Earls Court Arena in Kensington.

Referee Harry Gibbs counts out London at 1:40 of the 3rd round.

After the fight, London said, "I'd like a return, but only if you put a 50-pound weight on each ankle."