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.
Cassius Marcellus Clay may have whispered just that in George Foreman's ear one night in Kinshasa in 1974.
Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay in 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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 are motivated by show-business glitter (Norma Jeane Mortenson, later Baker, to Marilyn Monroe), some by religious conviction (Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
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.
"When you are as great as I am it is hard to be humble." 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.
As a young boy growing up in Louisville, Ky., 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.
* Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky.
Ali grew up in Louisville as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.