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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Thrilla in Manila’ Fight Worn Everlast Boxing Trunks Head to Auction

These shorts could be yours for a cool $4 million.


Step into the ring of history with a piece of boxing lore like no other: the trunks worn by the late, great Muhammad Ali during the iconic “Thrilla in Manila” bout against Joe Frazier III. Crafted by Everlast with meticulous attention to detail, these trunks bear witness to one of the most legendary matches in boxing history. Stained with the sweat and blood of a 14-round battle that etched itself into the annals of sports, these trunks are not just a garment; they’re a testament to the resilience and tenacity of two titans of the ring.

Adorned with the signature of Ali himself, certified by James Spence Authentication, and inscribed by his assistant trainer Drew “Bundini” Brown, these trunks are a treasure trove of authenticity. Sotheby’s New York braces for a bidding war as these historic artifacts are set to go under the hammer, with expectations soaring as high as $6 million. For boxing aficionados and sports memorabilia collectors alike, this is an opportunity to own a piece of history that transcends the boundaries of time and sport.