WHEN ALI CAME TO IRELAND

TV, RTÉ One
01 (29 Dec 12 - 03 Jan 13)

Using rare RTÉ archive and personal footage recorded at the time, this film tells the remarkable story behind the origins of Muhammad Ali's fight against Al ‘Blue’ Lewis in Croke Park, Dublin in July 1972.

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WHEN ALI CAME TO IRELAND

When Ali Came to Ireland - Muhammad Ali

Description: Muhammad Ali with Butty Sugrue, the Kerryman who co-promoted the fight in Ireland in 1972

ImageCopyright: Courtesy of The Irish Post