On today: Muhammad Ali beat Floyd Patterson in a non-title match

“I’ll battle ‘The Rabbit’ within the Backyard.” On September 20, 1972, Muhammad Ali retired from a seventh-round nook over Floyd Patterson at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York, preventing for the previous heavyweight champion. Ali had recorded seven consecutive victories since being knocked out and dismissed by then-champion Joe Frazier. The brand new sport plan … Read more