On This Day

December 26, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sports History

Muhammad Ali finishes off German Jürgen Blin with a thundering right cross for a 7th-round knockout in a non-title heavyweight boxing contest in Zurich, Switzerland

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mark Lathwell, English cricketer (England opening batsman v Australia 1993), born in Bletchley, United Kingdom