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Lot # 1313: 1972 Muhammad Ali vs. Alvin "Blue" Lewis Full Ticket PSA EX 5 (Pop 1 - One Higher)

Starting Bid: $1,500.00

Bids: 12 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Spring Classic 2022",
which ran from 5/20/2022 7:00 PM to
6/11/2022 10:00 PM



Full ticket (5.5x3.5") issued for the heavyweight bout between Muhammad Ali and Al "Blue" Lewis held at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, on July 19, 1972. Graded EX 5 by PSA. Foreign tickets for Ali fights are rare and this example is no exception. This is the ONLY example of this particular full ticket graded at this level by PSA, with just one graded higher. It is also one of only three examples listed in the PSA Population Report. This ticket was culled from the #1 Ranked Muhammad Ali Ticket Collection on the PSA Registry, which is being offered as a "set break" in our Spring Classic 2022 auction. Listed on the PSA Registry as "Muhammad Ali On-Site Ticket Collection," the collection is 74.60% complete with a Weighted GPA of 11.56. Lewis was one of Ali's long-time sparring partners and he also sparred with George Foreman. He made a game effort in his bout with Ali, but he was outclassed and lost by technical knockout in the eleventh round.

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