Muhammad Ali Hand Signed Boxing Glove: The Greatest

Stunning red Everlast glove uniquely bubble framed, hand-signed by the one and only Muhammad Ali.
SKU: IC6045F
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Cassius Marcellus Clay Jnr was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17th 1942 and it quickly became apparent during his childhood that he had a phenomenal natural talent for boxing. After a glittering amateur career Clay came to world prominence for the very first time at the 1960 Olympics in Rome where he landed a gold medal for the United States of America in the Light-Heavyweight division. Soon after, Clay turned professional and made rapid strides in the sport catching the eye with his incredible speed and strength. Famous wins over Doug Jones and Britain's Henry Cooper in 1963 cemented the 'Lousville Lip' as a serious contender for the world heavyweight crown. Clay's first shot at the world title came in 1964 when he faced the legendary Sonny Liston in Miami, Florida - sensationally stopping the champion at the end of six fascinating rounds. Now the champion, Clay's religious beliefs and allegiance to the Nation of Islam instigated his change of name to Muhammad Ali - and over the next few years Ali continued to dominate the heavyweight division. In 1967 after refusing to fight in the Vietnam War on religious grounds Ali was stripped of his title and banned from boxing for three years. In March 1971 Ali fought Smokin' Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in what was described as the 'Fight of the Century'. It was a fight Ali lost on points - his first professional loss. Ali avenged that defeat in a stunning rematch three years later. Ali finally regained his world title in 1974 defeating the seemingly invincible George Foreman in the 'Rumble in the Jungle'. A string of successful defences followed before Ali met Frazier for a third time in the ring, in a magnificent fight that was dubbed the 'Thrilla in Manilla'. A brutal bout ended when Frazier refused to leave his stool at the start of the 15th and final round. In 1978 Ali lost his title to Olympic champion Leon Spinks but he was to once again avenge that loss within the same year - but signs of his deteriorating health were already beginning to show. Ali was officially diagnosed with Parkinson's Sydrome in 1984 but despite his ill health he has remained a beloved and active public figure. Muhammed Ali is regarded as the greatest heavyweight champion of all-time and in a recent British poll was also voted greatest sportsman ever. Own a piece of sporting history Muhammad Ali was the most popular sportsman of the 20th century and is a living legend. This extremely rare signed glove is hand-signed by Ali himself and is an amazing piece of sporting memorabilia.

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Product type Signed gloves
Signed by Muhammad Ali
SKU IC6045F

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Courier Details – UK

All unframed or pre-framed orders sent to England and Wales are sent by FedEx. We aim to dispatch all orders within two working days so you should receive your orders within three working days of placing them. Please give us a daytime address as all orders have to be signed for. FedEx can deliver on a Saturday but there are extra charges involved.

All unframed orders for Scotland, Northern Ireland and non-Mainland UK islands are sent by Royal Mail Signed For service in order to keep the costs down. These are dispatched within two working days and need to be signed for too. If you would like your order sent by FedEx we can arrange it but there will be extra charges. A signature will be required on receipt of your order, so please ensure that someone is available at the delivery address when placing your order.


Courier Details – International (non-UK)

All international orders for framed and unframed products are sent by FedEx. Again, unframed items are sent from icons.com within 2 days of the order being placed. All framed items take between 7-10 working days to create, once dispatched the times below apply.

For all international order you will be emailed a FedEx tracking code and contact details for FedEx if you need to speak to someone about your order. We ask you supply a recipient's phone number too, in case our courier has trouble delivering to you.

Please get in touch with us on +44 (0) 20 7267 3934 or [email protected] if your order is especially urgent and needed by a particular date or you think it is taking too long to arrive.

A signature will be required on receipt of your order, so please ensure that someone is available at the delivery address when placing your order.

We are able to deliver items to addresses other than the billing/card holder address. Please choose this option when making your order. If you would like your order to be delivered on a specified day, please just give us a call or email us and we'll do our best to arrange it for you.

Once dispatched International (Non-UK) orders will take the following times to get to you:

Ireland - next working day by 10am
Benelux - next working day by 10am
Mainland Europe - next working day by 10am
Non-EU Europe - next working day by the end of the business day
Eastern Europe - next working day by the end of the business day
The Balkans - next working day by the end of the business day
USA and Canada - next working day by 10.30am (to the vast majority of ZIP codes)
The Caribbean, Central and South America - within 1-2 working days
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China - within 2-4 working days Australasia - within 2-4 working days

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