Date: 10th September 1966
Venue: Waldstadion/Radrennbahn, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Title: WBC World Heavyweight Title
Tv: Closed Circuit Television
( 25 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 204 1/4 lbs
( 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.