Ali, Frazier and the ‘Fight of the Century’: A Photographer Remembers

Joe Frazier lunges at Muhammad Ali during their title fight at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 1971.
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'70s
John Shearer—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

On Muhammad Ali's 72nd birthday, LIFE.com presents pictures made by John Shearer before, during and after the epic 1971 title bout between Ali and the champ, Joe Frazier. Read More

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