Ken Norton

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken NortonBefore other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Boxer Ken Norton Dies At Age 70He busted Muhammad Ali's jaw to hand him only his second defeat. But he lost two narrow decisions to Ali the next two times they'd meet, including their final 1976 fight at Yankee Stadium.