(Audio) That Time Billy Crystal Went "15 Rounds" with Ali
Didn't duck nobody. I was colorful. I predicted the rounds. I was bigger than boxing. My fights were seen all over the world. I fought Ugly Joe Frazier three times. I fought Ken Norton three times and sat through Mandingo twice. Any place I go, they know me. I go to Bangladesh, they yell, "Ali, Ali." I go to Africa, they yell, "Ali, bomaye!" I go to Russia, I see Brezhnez in person, Carter can't get him on the phone. At the age of 36, I'm still pretty. Isn't that something? Not a mark on my face. 36 years of age. I'm still fast. They say I'm slowing down. I'm so fast, I can turn out the lights in my bedroom and be in the bed before it even gets dark. The only thing that could whup me now is Father Time.
From Billy Crystal's one-man show 15 Rounds, 1979
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