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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At the point in his career, the former champ who'd once floored the great Cassius Clay - later Muhammad Ali - was synonymous with Brut.
IT was 40 years ago today that the then Cassius Clay took the boxing world by storm by winning the world heavyweight title.
While the book looks at the young up-and-comer Cassius Clay in the detailed context of the earlier Floyd Patterson and Sonny Liston fights, the TV movie focuses on Clay himself, with the other players secondary.
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.
AT THE age of 22, Cassius Clay was crowned heavyweight boxing champion of the world on this day in 1964.
The on-loan Sunderland striker has then a me of his eldest children - Ilona Celeste and Cassius Clay - engraved on each of his colourful boots.
British swimmer Anita Lonsbrough won gold in the 200 metre breast stroke and the light-heavyweight boxing gold was won by young American Cassius Clay.
33/1 - To play Henry Cooper against Will Smith's Cassius Clay in a forthcoming biopic.
15 in Miami that's currently being referred to as ``The Cassius Clay Project'' - that concentrates on the boxer before he became Ali.
His champagne moment came in June 1963 when he had The Greatest - Cassius Clay - on the seat of his pants at Wembley.
Born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1942, he rose to fame after winning the light heavyweight boxing gold medal at the 1960 Olympics.
In 1963 he threw the most famous punch in British boxing history, flooring the then Cassius Clay at Wembley Stadium.