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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 18: Former heavyweight boxing champ Ken Norton -- who had 3 classic fights with Muhammad Ali  died today in Las Vegas according to his son.<br />
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Norton had been in failing health for several years after a series of strokes.<br />
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Norton defeated Ali -- breaking his jaw in the process -- during their first non-title fight in 1973. They faced each other in the ring two more times ... with Ali winning both<br />
on September 18, 2013 in New York City<br />
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People:  Ken Norton