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Muhammad Ali vs Karl Mildenberger

Muhammad Ali vs Karl Mildenberger

Date: 10th September 1966

Venue: Waldstadion/Radrennbahn, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany

Title: WBC World Heavyweight Title

Tv: Closed Circuit Television

Muhammad Ali
( 25 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 204 1/4 lbs

Karl Mildenberger
( 49 - 2 - 3 )
Weight: 195 lbs


Ali travelled to The Waldstadion in Frankfurt, Germany to defend his WBC World Heavyweight Title against German Mildenberger. This was Ali's fourth overseas world title fight in 1966 and the first world heavyweight title fight ever held in Germany. A crowd of approximately 40,00 were in attendance.

Ali stopped southpaw Mildenberger in the 12th round.

Referee Teddy Waltham ending the contest at 1:30 of the 12th round of a scheduled 15.

In an interview seven years after the fight, Ali stated that Mildenberger, not Joe Frazier, was his most difficult opponent to date.


Muhammad Ali vs Karl Mildenberger



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