Sonny Liston vs Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali: Video


The title fight between Sonny Liston and Ali was scheduled On February 25, 1964 in Miami Florida. Ali was not widely expected to defeat Sonny Liston who was favorite to win (7–1 odds). By the sixth, Ali was looking to finish Liston. When Liston failed to answer the bell for the seventh round, stating he had a shoulder injury, Ali became the youngest boxer ever to take the title from a reigning heavyweight champion.

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