Vintage 1971 Fight of the Century original poster featuring Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali. Offset lithograph. Measures 30 x 45 inches. Some minor discoloration along the very edge and along the back from age. In very good condition. No holes. Never been folded and will ship in a USPS poster tube.
About: Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier, billed as The Fight of the Century, was held on Monday, March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden in NYC. It was the first time that two undefeated boxers fought each other for the heavyweight title. Frazier won in 15 rounds via unanimous decision. The poster was created by Swiss artist Celestino Piatti in 1971 to advertise the exclusive viewing in Harlem.
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