Monday, June 20, 2016

Fists and friendship

In the local paper last week, in among the pictures of disgruntled NIMBYs complaining about planning decisions and grinning people holding big cardboard cheques, was this extraordinary story about an unlikely transatlantic friendship that developed between Muhammad Ali and a bare-knuckle boxer who fought to overturn the ban Ali received for refusing to be drafted for the Vietnam War. Here's hoping the mooted film sees the light of day.

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