Cassius Marcellus Clay


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

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The older of two boys, he was named after his father, signwriter Cassius Marcellus Clay, who himself was given his name in honour of the 19th century abolitionist and politician of the same name.
The assassination of JFK in 1963 brought a rather starker bite of small screen reality from 'over the pond', but a year later, 50 years ago this very week, we were able to glorify in a bit of American sporting chutzpah as one Cassius Marcellus Clay, the Louisville Lip, gloriously upset the odds to beat 'Big Bear' Sonny Liston in Miami to land the world heavyweight crown.
Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay on January 17, 1942.
Some say Joe Louis was the best heavyweight boxer the world has ever seen and perhaps technically he does just eclipse the boy who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay on January 17, 1942.
Some say Joe Louis was the best heavyweight boxer the world has ever seen and perhaps, technically, he does just eclipse the boy who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay on January 17, 1942.
Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr in 1942) is a former boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.
12-year-old Cassius Marcellus Clay dreamed of someday becoming the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
En este sentido recuerda que su nombre original, Cassius Marcellus Clay, era el del dueno blanco de su bisabuelo, que era esclavo, algo, por supuesto, inaceptable para el mayor ego de Norteamerica.
As a young boy growing up in Louisville, Kentucky, 12-year-old Cassius Marcellus Clay put on his first set of boxing gloves and dreamed of someday becoming the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
Ali grew up in Louisville as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Young readers learn that Ali, who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
The movie starring Will Smith focuses on Ali's life from the early 1960s, when he burst on the professional boxing scene as brash Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
But he would not answer to the name Cassius Marcellus Clay.
Because this was the moment when a loudmouthed kid from Jim Crow Kentucky born Cassius Marcellus Clay became Muhammad Ali.