Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay, had been flying under the radar for years, but his impact on the world of sports and pop culture have left a lasting impression. As, as a the voice within our community of nostalgia fans I’d like to remind everyone of Mr.Ali’s legendary matches, irreverent speeches and resilience both in and out of the ring. Here, a look back at Ali’s career highlights and most memorable moments.
Ali Surprises Liston…and the World (1964)
Sonny Liston had all the momentum in the world leading up to his bout with then underdog Cassius Clay. But Ali’s tenacity during the first seven rounds of the fight proved to be too much for Liston, who practically surrendered. It was the boxer’s first heavyweight championship.
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