Cassius Clay

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

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Cassius Clay and Henry Cooper battle it out at Wembley Stadium
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.
The ECHO's respected boxing correspondent Sydney Dye, wrote: "Cassius Clay defending the world heavyweight title against Brian London in Liverpool in the open air this year?
It is signed by Muhammed Ali - or Cassius Clay as he was then - who was at the track to present the trophy for a race named in his honour.
SARAH Foster, 21, (right) looks at the Ali "split glove" from the 1963 fight v Henry Cooper when the glove of Ali (at the time known as Cassius Clay) split in the forth round.
Cassius Clay is glued to bed, his biggest fan is in great condition.
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.
the ga yo y ur "L p r pc ch so bi bi big in in in in in b Ca Cassius "Look at the previous champions, some of the biggest names in boxing like Cassius Clay, Joe Frazier and George Foreman.
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.
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.
"Lolong," as the reptile came to be known locally, easily defeating the current record holder, "Cassius Clay," another saltwater crocodile which spent most of its life in captivity in Australia.