Ken Norton: A Boxer's Life

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  • Celebrating Ken Norton's Life
  • Boxing Beginnings
  • Jaw-Breaking Win
  • Ali Challenges Norton Again
  • Norton Stopped by George Foreman
  • Reclaiming the Heavyweight Title
  • Fighter of the Year
  • End to the Ali and Norton Trilogy
  • Larry Holmes Boxes Norton Out
  • Hanging Up the Gloves
  • International Boxing Hall of Fame
  • Health Issues and Saying Goodbye

Boxing Beginnings

Norton started boxing in 1963, when he was in the United States Marine Corps. He won the All-Marine Heavyweight Championship three times. After receiving Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich, Norton’s life was changed as he focused on his career as a professional boxer.

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