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    Boxing legend Ken Norton who broke Muhammad Ali's jaw dies

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Boxing legend Ken Norton, who came to prominence when he broke Muhammad Ali's jaw, has died aged 70.

    Norton, a power puncher, burst on to the scene in 1973 during his infamous bout with Ali. It was his first professional fight after taking up the sport when serving in the US Marine Corps.

    He went on to win a heavyweight title and turned to acting when he retired appearing in several movies.