Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier Signed “Life” with Mailer’s “Fight of the Century” Coverage.
Lot 7. Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier Signed “Life” with Mailer’s “Fight of the Century” Coverage. Pulitzer Prize winning author Norman Mailer, one of the originators of new journalism, met the challenge of writing to a tight deadline for “Life” with a superb article for the March 19, 1971 issue. Including photos, it spreads across 13 magazine pages. Frazier defeated Ali to retain the world heavyweight championship. The boxers’ autographs on the cover are large and bold; they display as nm-m 8 against somewhat dark backgrounds. Authentication by Kevin Keating and James Spence Authentication. The JSA LoA can be exchanged for a discount price for a full JSA LoA. Winning Bid $291.