Both pairs of gloves from the famous “Phantom Punch” bout will be offered at Heritage Auctions on the 50th anniversary of the controversial collision.
Boxing gloves donned by Muhammad Ali during the first of three clashes with Joe Frazier and Lou Gehrig’s 1924 contract sold for more than $740,000 combined.
The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when he stopped Sonny Liston to win his first heavyweight title and ‘shook up the world’ are on the auction block.
Bidders were ready but Evander Holyfield backed out of a deal to sell some premier items at the last minute, costing himself a ton of money according to Julien’s.
Given away just a short time before he died in a plane crash, a pair of vintage, autographed Rocky Marciano boxing gloves are heading to auction.
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