Outlash Follows Muhammad Ali's Criticism of the Vietnam War
After publicly condemning the Vietnam War, Muhammad Ali and his team faced difficulties finding a new location for his fight against Ernie Terrell. Attorney General William Clark declared the fight illegal and they were turned away from venues across the U.S. When the fight moved to Canada, Terrell pulled out, unhappy with changes to the contract, and Ali instead fought Canada's George Chuvalo.
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