MUHAMMAD ALI vs. BOB FOSTER 1972 POSTER. LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION. FOSTER was TKO’d by ALI in the 7th round. In a preliminary match KEN NORTON WON BY A TKO IN 9 ROUNDS. Less than a year later , KEN fought M. ALI. He would break ALI’s jaw, with NORTON WINNING A SPLIT DECISION OVER MUHAMMAD ALI.