PHOTO OF THE DAY: MUHAMMAD ALI
WHO IS IN THIS INTERESTING BUNCH SITTING RINGSIDE?
San Francisco, CA– I’m going to name the obvious people in this picture. As for the not so well known boxing characters seated here, I’ll leave that to people like birthday boy & matchmaker supreme Johnny Bos. Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie (or Veronica?), a younger Bob Arum.
MUSTACHE GIVES APPROXIMATE DATE
In 1980, Arum, who had promoted Muhammad off and on, was trying to get Ali a comeback title fight. But as is the case today, Arum has no play in the heavyweight division. As for Ali and facial hair, he had cut his lip badly and allowed a mustache to grow as he tried to get ready for the Larry Holmes fight October 2, 1980.