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Muhammad Ali vs Joe Bugner 2

Muhammad Ali vs Joe Bugner 2

Date: 30th June 1975

Venue: Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Title: WBC & WBA World Heavyweight Titles

Promoted by: Don King Productions

Tv: Closed Circuit Television

Muhammad Ali
( 47 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 224 1/2 lbs

Joe Bugner
( 51 - 6 - 1 )
Weight: 230 lbs


Ali's third defence of the WBC & WBA world heavyweight titles he won from George Forman eight months earlier took place in The Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia against England's Joe Bugner.

Bugner had faced "The Greatest" once before in Las Vegas on 14th February 1973, ending in a 12 round unanimous decision win for Ali.

Once again Bugner proved no match against Ali losing by unanimous decision.

Scores: Takeo Ugo 73-67 | Ken Brady 72-65 | Suthee Prom Jara 73-65.

 

Muhammad Ali vs Joe Bugner 2