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    1981 Muhammad Ali Training Worn Trunks for Trevor Berbick Bout. Everything good comes to an end at some point. The .300 hitter barely touches the Mendoza Line. The cheerleader gains a few pounds. Even the quarterback loses some zip on that pass which he used to complete with ease. For Muhammad Ali, the end had come when he fought Trevor Berbick in 1981. Father Time had finally caught up to The Champ as he lost a ten-round decision.

    These "MacGregor" trunks (measuring to "size XL") were worn by the aging great in preparation for his final ring battle. The body is crafted in white satin with black trim, a staple of his ring attire for years. A "MacGregor" label appears on front. "81" is written inside to indicate year of usage. Consistent wear is shown throughout. The trunks originated from the extensive collection of Wali Muhammad - Ali's assistant trainer and cornerman. A letter signed by Wali Muhammad's daughter and a separate letter from expert Craig Hamilton secure authenticity. Letter of provenance from family of assistant trainer Wali Muhammad. LOA from Craig Hamilton/JO Sports. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


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    September, 2016
    10th Saturday
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