5BoxingThe Thrilla in Manila
Date / Oct 1, 1975
Location / Araneta Coliseum | Quezon City, Philippines
Moment / Often regarded as the most brutal heavyweight fights of all time, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier faced off for the third time in their careers. Ali won the series 2-1 by TKO after the 14th round.
Impact / Frazier never recovered from the defeat and didn’t win either of the last two fights of his career. Ali maintained his status as heavyweight champion of the world, which he held until 1978. The match is widely regarded as one of the best in boxing history.