March 8, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Article: Sinatra Snaps the Fight of the Century

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title at Madison Square Garden

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Boughner, Windsor, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Kit Symons, Welsh footballer
  • Marc Tobert, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)