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The last punch : the story of Muhammad Ali's last and greatest fight

Author: Ali S Muhammad
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : General Pub. Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [2. ed.]
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This is a tale of two countries and one man's vision, a cautionary story about the hazards of prizefight promotion, and an historical accounting of one fighter's heroic bid for an unsurpassed place in history. With 1980's Nassau, Bahamas as the backdrop, Muhammad Ali began his comeback in an attempt to o become the only boxer in history to capture the world heavyweight title for the fourth time. The politics, the  Read more...
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Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ali S Muhammad
ISBN: 9780578093314 0578093316
OCLC Number: 773838477
Notes: Previously published under the author's earlier name: James Cornelius.
Originally published: Drama in Bahamas : the story of Muhammed Ali's last and greatest fight. ©1985.
Edition statement from Foreword.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Ali Muhammad.

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This is a tale of two countries and one man's vision, a cautionary story about the hazards of prizefight promotion, and an historical accounting of one fighter's heroic bid for an unsurpassed place in history. With 1980's Nassau, Bahamas as the backdrop, Muhammad Ali began his comeback in an attempt to o become the only boxer in history to capture the world heavyweight title for the fourth time. The politics, the egos, the behind-the scene maneuvering and the miraculous occurrences that conspired to make this fight happen, its all in here. The narrative is recounted in hard hitting prose by promoter James Cornelius, former President of Sports International Bahamas, Ltd. How was the fight financed? Why was Trevor Berbick the chosen opponent for Ali? Is it true that Don King nearly stopped the Fight? And what about the soaring hotel bills? Read on and discover for yourself where're the boxing ring s the only place that there was . (taken from back cover of book.).

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