19 Sep 2013

Former heavyweight boxing champ dies

3:15 pm on 19 September 2013

The former heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton, who famously broke Muhammad Ali's jaw in a 1973 bout, has died in a hospital in Arizona.

Norton, who was 70, had been suffering from heart failure.

Norton fought Ali three times, winning just once.

He finished with a record of 42 wins, 33 by knockout, seven losses and one tie.

Norton later embarked on an acting career, appearing in several movies, and was a commentator at fights