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'Fight of the Century' Ali gloves sold at auction

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'Fight of the Century' Ali gloves sold at auction

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Aug 3, 2014

The boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali during his "Fight of the Century" with Joe Frazier have been sold at auction.

The winning bidder, who was not identified, paid nearly $400,000 for the gloves from the 1971 bout.

Ali lost the 15-round fight at Madison Square Garden.

It was the first of 3 match-ups between the two legendary heavyweights.

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.