Muhammad Ali’s ‘Thrilla in Manila’: Recollecting boxing’s greatest-ever contest

( CNN) The Ali Mall still countenances on a area in Quezon City, Metro Manila, 40 times after it opened next door to the Araneta Coliseum.

It’s a tombstone to one of sport’s greatest athletes, and the two weeks in 1975 when “The Greatest” won over an entire country with succes over his long-time adversaries Joe Frazier in what is regarded by numerous as best available engage of all time — the so-called “Thrilla in Manila.”

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