In 1971, two undefeated heavyweight boxers, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, faced off in what would become one of the most legendary matches in sports history. It was dubbed, the “Fight of the Century,”. After over 50 years, fans continue to remember and discuss the impact of the “Fight of the Century” on the world of sports.
The bout between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier remains one of the most iconic matches in boxing history and continues to inspire athletes and fans alike. Recently a tweet was made by Muhammad Ali’s team, which made us all relive this moment.
Fan Reactions: Remembering Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier’s “Fight of the Century”
As word of the commemoration of the “Fight of the Century” spread across social media, enthusiasts from all corners of the globe shared their recollections and reactions to the iconic battle. Numerous individuals took to Twitter to express their adoration for the legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, and to recall the momentous clash.
One fan, @mura_aziz, tweeted, “And still in our hearts❤🥊” showing that the “Fight of the Century” still resonates with fans today.
Another fan, @5AM917, discussed the technicalities of the fight, stating, “Joes left hook in the 15th would’ve KOd 99% of fighters – not Ali though!”
Meanwhile, @frank_rizzo07 pondered how the numbers would be today, asking, “I wonder what that number would be like today? 🤔”
By this it’s clear that Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier’s “Fight of the Century” still resonates with fans around the world over 50 years later. The historic bout has become an inspiration for future generations of athletes and a cultural phenomenon.
The recent tweet from a fan about the fight being immortalized in their memories is a testament to its enduring legacy. Despite the opposing views on Ali’s performance and Frazier’s win marking the beginning of Ali’s decline, the fight remains an important moment in sports history. For sports fans, it’s a moment that will always be remembered and cherished.