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Bigger than Boxing: Zora Folley and the 1967 Heavyweight Title

  • Chandler Museum
    300 S Chandler Village Drive Chandler, AZ
  • Date: September 22, 2020 to August 29, 2021
  • Recurring daily
  • Phone: (480) 782-2717
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: FREE
Overview

March 22, 1967, Madison Square Garden, New York City. Two men face off in the ring for the Heavyweight Championship of the World. In the blue corner, the Champ, Muhammad Ali. In the red corner, the Challenger from Chandler, Arizona, Zora Folley.

What follows is a fight at the crossroads of race, religion, sport, and the politics of the 1960s. “Bigger than Boxing” features the stories of these two boxers, the circumstances that weighed heavy on each man, and the fight that was a turning point in both of their careers.

Museum hours: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm; closed Mondays
Free Admission