In the mid 1970's Muhammad Ali was not only the World Heavyweight Champion  but also arguably the biggest star in the world. Where he went the public took attention and this genuinely lead to some bizarre events including this very public stunt with professional wrestling legend Gorilla Monsoon (Robert James "Gino" Marella).

After Monsoon sent his opponent "Baron" Mikel Scicluna out of the ring the Baron decided to take a count out loss and waved off his opponent. Enter stage right a certain Mr Ali who takes off his top and challenges Monsoon to an impromptu bout.

This was one of a number of "wrestling" matches that Ali was involved in, having also faced Kenny Jay (Kenny Benkowski) and Antonio Inoki (in a very dull and tedious 15 round affair that really isn't worth watching, not even for the historical aspect of the bout)

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