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'Thrilla in Manila' - the closest thing to dying

Duration: 01:30

The "Thrilla in Manila" Muhammad Ali's epic 14 round fight against Joe Frazier in 1975 is considered one of the greatest bouts in boxing history and for Ali was "the closest to death he'd ever been".

Available since: Tue 29 Jan 2013

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