Cassius Clay

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United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)

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l A March 9, 1964 Sports Illustrated Magazine with Cassius Clay on the cover entitled: Cassius -- His Fight and His Future.
Then he said he no longer wanted to be known by his 'slave name' Cassius Clay and was a member of the Black Muslim movement.
RING MASTER: Ali, then Cassius Clay, stands over a beaten Sonny Lison | ||PEOPLE'S CHAMP: The Greatest meets some Everton fans | ||FROM ME TO YOU: Ali, then Cassius Clay, meets three of the Fab Four
Muhammad Ali - formerly Cassius Clay - and Henry |Cooper who fought in 1963 and 1966, together in 1992
The fight, 50 years ago, for the world heavyweight title between champion Sonny Liston and the then Cassius Clay (soon to be Muhammad All) at Miami Beach on 25 February 1964 could well be claimed as the most significant in the history of boxing (and in social awareness).
Ali, who was then named Cassius Clay, stopped Liston in the seventh round to claim the world heavyweight crown at age 22, launching a career that would see him become a global sports icon.
Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, wore the gloves when he stepped into the ring against compatriot Sonny Liston, who was then the sport's most intimidating and powerful fighter, in February 1964 in a match, which was one of the most anticipated in boxing history.
Which British boxer floored Muhammad Ali - then called Cassius Clay - in 1963?
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I swam my brains " 1972 - SWIMMER MARK SPITZ AFTER WINNING SEVEN GOLDS GOLDEN MOMENT Cassius Clay IN 1960 in Rome - and at the tender age of 18 - Cassius Clay won an Olympic gold medal that became as significant for what happened afterwards as much as what happened in the ring.
1966: Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) ended Henry Cooper's hopes of winning the world heavyweight crown for Britain in round six, in London.
1964: Cassius Clay crowned world champion Cassius Clay, 22, has been crowned heavyweight champion of the world after beating Sonny Liston in one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.
Breckinridge, John Hunt Morgan, Cassius Clay, Basil Duke, Joseph Shelby, Frances Dallam Peter, and William Wells Brown, their lives, and how they influenced or were influenced by the city during the Civil War, even though it produced no great battles.
Although Lolong would handily get recognition as the biggest saltwater crocodile in captivity, the distinction remains with the Australian crocodile -- named after the famous American heavyweight boxer, Cassius Clay, the original name of Mohammad Ali -- which continues to be listed by Guinness World Records as the title holder.
IN THE MID-1960S CASSIUS CLAY was in his early twenties but already well on his way to transforming himself into iconic heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali.