Muhammad Ali vs. Ken Norton III

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Muhammad Ali vs. Ken Norton III
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Date: 
Tuesday, September 28, 1976
Location: 
New York, NY
Rounds Scheduled: 
15
Contracted Weight: 
HW
Titles at Stake: 
WBA/WBC HW
Referee: 
Mercante

Official Judging
Mercante 144 - 142
Lederman 143 - 142
Smith 143 - 142

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One of the most controversial decisions in heavyweight championship history. According to Bill Beadle, after fourteen rounds, two judges had it dead even at 7-7 and Mercante (the ref) had it 7-6-1 Ali. Everyone gave the last round to Ali, although it could be debated who finished stronger. This was the last fight fought at the old Yankee Stadium--Ali was guaranteed a minimum of $6,000,000 and Norton $1,000,000.

(Scorecards converted from old round-scoring system to current ten-point must system)




Fan Cards: Muhammad Ali vs. Ken Norton III


scorecard by LEWGR10
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
9
10
9
10
9
9
141
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
10
9
10
9
10
10
144


scorecard by JTL
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
145
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
141


scorecard by LUKASZRPB
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
140
KEN NORTON
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
145


scorecard by RORSCHACH
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
10
9
9
10
144
KEN NORTON
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
9
10
10
9
141


scorecard by BOXING KNOWLEDGE
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
144
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
141


scorecard by THEAIREDALE
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
141
KEN NORTON
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
10
10
10
146


scorecard by MARTIN EDEN
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
9
10
10
143
KEN NORTON
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
145


scorecard by TALESFROMTHECRYPT
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
143
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
9
9
142


scorecard by MIKE25
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
9
10
143
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
10
9
142


scorecard by ACERBITAS
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
142
KEN NORTON
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
144


scorecard by SANDPEAT
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
9
10
144
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
10
10
10
9
143


scorecard by VOCK42
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
9
10
10
142
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
10
9
9
143


scorecard by PPF
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
10
143
KEN NORTON
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
9
142


scorecard by COREY WILLINGER
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
143
KEN NORTON
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
142


scorecard by NAGABILLY
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
9
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
9
10
141
KEN NORTON
10
10
10
9
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
145


scorecard by ZAC.RJ
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
MUHAMMAD ALI
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
142
KEN NORTON
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
143


Comments

rorschach's picture

Ali proves once and for all that while Norton will always be a tough fight for Muhammad stylistically, that Ali even well past his prime will always defeat Ken Norton. Had Ali winning all 3 fights, the 1st & 3rd being very close with the second being 8 rounds to 4 Ali.

rorschach's picture

Eh, a little closer then I thought, still 9 rounds to 6 Ali is a clear victory imo.