They broke records, set new sporting standards, achieved upset victories in the pool, in the ring, on the track, and in global playing fields. These are the not-so-known greatest moments in our sports history that put to fore the Filipino athlete’s ability to amaze the world with their feats of endurance, speed and strength.
The finale of the Ali-Frazier boxing trilogy has become the pillar of the sport’s history and a yardstick that has defined how and what a great boxing match should be. Relive the historic moments and learn more about one of boxing history’s greatest fights with these 8 interesting ‘Thrilla in Manila’ facts.
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