On Thursday, 19 knockout 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition models paid tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali as they took the ring from the historic Ali/Larry Homes boxing match held at Caesars Palace on Oct. 2, 1980. The stunning lineup posed alongside an 8-foot-tall SI cover featuring Ali, packing a powerful punch as spectators watched from the sidelines of Caesars Palace.
Joining the Sports Illustrated models was Clark County Commissioner and LVCVA Chair Tom Collins.
The celebrated Ali/Holmes fight was the first mega-fight ever held on a casino property and set the stage for hundreds of sports events that helped to establish Las Vegas as a top U.S. destination for great sports spectaculars.
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