Former heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton dies at 70 - corporate manager


PHOENIX, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Ken Norton, the former heavyweight boxing champion who famously broke Muhammad Ali's jaw in a 1973 bout, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Arizona, according to his friend and corporate manager Patrick Tenore.

Tenore said Norton died Wednesday afternoon at a hospital in Bullhead City, Arizona. He had been suffering from congestive heart failure. (Reporting by Tim Gaynor; Editing by Philip Barbara)

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