9 Oct. 1988
A pair of boxing gloves worn by boxer Muhammad Ali in his fight against Leon Spinks on September 15, 1978 is shown on display at Christie's Auction House October 9 in Beverly Hills, along with a Sports Illustrated cover of the fight. Ali defeated Spinks to win the Heavyweight championship for a historic third time. The gloves are expected to sell for $30,000 to $40,000. Ali memorabilia from the collection of Ronnie Paloger will be auctioned off October 19 at Christie's Beverly Hills.