Round Three: The Rivalry - In and Out of The Ring
An Intimate Look Into The Life of The Iconic Heavyweight Boxing Champion Who Became An Inspiration To People Everywhere.
9pm Thursday MUHAMMAD ALI – A Documentary film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and Ken McMahon
This eight-hour documentary brings to life one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans across the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere.
ROUND THREE – THE RIVALRY (1970-1974)
Muhammad Ali battles his fiercest rival, Joe Frazier, and the U.S. government, as he attempts to regain the heavyweight title. He first loses to and then defeats Frazier, but to become champion again, he will have to beat George Foreman.