Ali outpoints Norton, retains heavyweight crown 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 28 1976)


Video: 'Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton III - Sept. 28, 1976 - Entire fight - Rounds 1 - 15'

(Tuesday, September 28, 1976, 10:30 p.m. EDT) — With more votes then cheers, Muhammad Ali retained the world heavyweight championship tonight with a controversial but unanimous 15-round victory over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium before 30,298 spectators, who created a gate of about $2.4 million.

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