Date: 20th February 1976
Venue: Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Title: WBA World Heavyweight Title
Promoter: Don King Productions
Tv: Closed Circuit Television
( 49 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 226 lbs
( 24 - 3 - 0 )
Weight: 206 lbs
In the 5th defence of the WBC & WBA world heavyweight titles, he won from George Foreman, Ali ventured to The Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico to face Belgium's, Jean-Pierre Coopman.
Ali ended matters by way of knockout in the 5th round. Referee Ismael Quinones reaching the count of ten at 2:46 of the round.
When asked about the result afterwards, Ali said "It ain't nothing to brag about. He ain't a great fighter."