Muhammad Ali - Anglo-American Sporting Club Dinner - London
Muhammad Ali points across the room and calls for Henry Cooper at the London Hilton Hotel in Park Lane, where the world champion was guest of honour at a boxing dinner of the Anglo-American Sporting Club. "If he was here, I'd fight him now" declared Ali. Cooper will challenge him for the world title at Arsenal Stadium on May 21st.
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SPORT/Lennox Lewis/Muhammad Ali
Heavy weight champion of the world, Lennox Lewis (left), winner of BBC Sports Personality of the Year, with Muhammad Ali, winner of BBC Sports Personality of the Century, at BBC Television studios in London. * 21/10/02: Lewis received the ultimate accolade in boxing when he was hailed as The Greatest by heavyweight legend Muhammad Ali. Ali, appearing at a fund-raiser for a Parkinson's Disease charity with Lewis, graciously passed on the mantle he claimed for himself at the height of his powers. "I was the greatest. I'm now no longer the greatest", he told the crowd at a Canadian Football League game in Toronto before pointing to Lewis. "He's the greatest, he's the champ".
Boxing - Terry Spinks - Sparring - Thomas A'Beckett Gymnasium, Old Kent Road, London
Sammy McCarthy, who recently retired, at the punch bag with British Olympic flyweight gold medalist Terry Spinks during a sparring session. Terry Spinks is preparing for his first professional fight.
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