Some surreal showdowns

Hersch, Hank; Kennedy, Kostya
July 1997
Sports Illustrated;07/21/97, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p28
Focuses on the unlikely pairings that have occurred in boxing matches. Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali and Japan's heavyweight wrestling champion Antonio Inoki; Boxing's Chuck Wepner and wrestler Andre the Giant; Boxing's Archie Moore and writer George Plimpton; Boxing's Two Ton Tony Galento and wrestler Peter the Great; Boxing heavyweight Eric Esch's desire to box Chicago Bulls' Dennis Rodman; Dates and locations of boxing bouts.


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