QUESTION: Which two heavyweight stars battled in a classic title bout on the premiere broadcast of HBO's World Championship Boxing on this date 45 years ago?


ANSWER: George Foreman scored a second-round TKO of Joe Frazier in Jamaica in a matchup of two undefeated future Hall of Famers. On ABC's re-broadcast, Howard Cosell delivered his famous call of "Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!"

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