Thrilla In Manila

May 16, 2024 | Sports, Videos

On October 1, 1975, the legendary “Thrilla in Manila” took place – an epic boxing match between World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali and his arch rival Joe Frazier. It was a fight that left a lasting impression on everyone involved and has been heralded as one of the greatest bouts ever seen in the sport.

The two fighters had a deep-rooted animosity that was palpable throughout the entire fight. Despite being evenly matched, Frazier eventually succumbed to exhaustion after 14 rounds of punishing blows. Although Ali emerged victorious it was clear that both men had pushed themselves to their absolute limits and the ferocity of their confrontation is still remembered vividly by those who witnessed it.

This documentary offers an unprecedented look at one of boxing’s most legendary matches by engaging eyewitness accounts from key figures such as Imelda Marcos as well as archive footage from the match itself. It not only reconstructs what happened inside the ring but also shows us what was happening behind the scenes, providing viewers with an insightful view into this dramatic event in sporting history.

If you are interested in discovering more about this iconic battle then this documentary is for you! The “Thrilla in Manila” is sure to captivate you with its thrilling story of two world champion boxers and their intense rivalry, making for unforgettable viewing for fans of all ages.

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