The 1975 Thrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier

Noong kapanahunan ng Martial Law, nakilala muli ang Pilipinas sa buong mundo dahil ginanap sa bansa ang sinasabing “legendary fight” sa kasaysayan ng boxing.  Ito ay ang laban nina Muhammad Ali at Joe Frazier para sa World Heavyweight Championship.  Ginanap ang laban noong October 1, 1975 sa Araneta Coliseum, Cubao, Quezon City.

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Thrilla-in-Manila ticket

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Pinanood ito ng 770 million boxing fans sa 68 na bansa sa pamamagitan ng Telecast na galing sa Philcomsat’s Tanay station.

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New York, USA: Theatre Telecast Ticket – Muhammed Ali vs Joe Frazier

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Ohio, USA: Theatre Telecast Ticket – Muhammed Ali vs Joe Frazier

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Press conference at Malacañang Palace: Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier

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Muhammad Ali meets President Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Malacañang Palace

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Victorious Muhammad Ali

 

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