This day in boxing history, June 30

Posted: June 30, 2018 in Boxing
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Muhammad Ali made the third defense of his second reign as World Heavyweight Champion with a 15 round unanimous decision over Joe Bunger by the scores of 73-67, 72-65, and 73-65 at the Merdeka Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 30th, 1975. This was their second meeting with Ali winning a 12 round unanimous decision two years prior. The 33 year old Ali entered the bout with a record of 47-2, 34 KO’s with six straight wins. The 25 year old Bunger was 51-6-1, 31 KO’s with eight straight wins.

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