Cassius Clay


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Noun1.Cassius Clay - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)Cassius Clay - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
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1964: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) won the world heavyweight boxing title for the first time, knocking out Sonny Liston in round seven in Miami.
The only thing I can compare it to (is) when Mohammed Ali, or Cassius Clay as he was then, went to Japan and fought the Sumo wrestler, and that was under the Japanese rules and Cassius Clay got beat," Maloney told BBC Radio Kent.
Cooper moved into the pub to focus on his training before the first of his two fights against Ali, then still known as Cassius Clay, at Wembley Stadium.
The lightheavyweight boxing gold medal was won by an American youth named Cassius Clay.
Muhammad Ali, formerly Cassius Clay, passed away on June 3 at the age of 74.
1963: Henry Cooper (pictured) floored Cassius Clay (later Muhammed Ali) in Round Four at Wembley Stadium.
Cette procession passera devant la maison ou celui qui s'appelait alors Cassius Clay.
Looming above him, Muhammad Ali, the boxer recently known as Cassius Clay, yells at his stricken opponent to get up and fight.
Brian London did beat Amos Johnson at the Stadium, Cassius Clay did come back and he did fight Brian London in England.
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.
Cassius Clay is glued to bed, his biggest fan is in great condition.
At the point in his career, the former champ who'd once floored the great Cassius Clay - later Muhammad Ali - was synonymous with Brut.