Throwback! Muhammad Ali vs Antonio Inoki MMA Fight!
Anyone remember this one? The fight took place in 1976 in Tokyo, Japans Nippon Budokan area. This fight was huge. It had an estimated 1.4 billion viewers, featuring appearances by Andre the Giant. Even Vince McMahon Sr. sold tickets to a closed-circuit telecast at the Shea Stadium. Under special rules of course, Muhammad Ali fought Antonio Inoki in a MMA bout. Lasted all 15 rounds with Ali getting the decision. This wasn’t an amazing fight by any means but set the tone for and helped pave the way for MMA today. Give it a look, ENJOY!