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On this day: Henry Cooper almost destroys Muhammad Ali legend before it begins

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18
Jun

On this day: Henry Cooper almost destroys Muhammad Ali legend before it begins

On June 18, 1963, Cassius Clay (soon to be Muhammad Ali) stopped gallant British champion Henry Cooper in five rounds...

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20
Jan

Yes, that is Sean Monaghan as Henry Cooper fighting Cassius Clay in new movie

Imagine the surprise if you were looking for a good show to stream, poked around, saw that "One Night in...

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19
May

From the archive: ‘How I would have clobbered Cassius Clay’ by Joe Louis

By Joe Louis (as told to by George Whiting) Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the February 1967 issue of...

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15
Feb

1960’s Boxing Trivia from Ring Magazine

Early in the 1960s, Sonny Liston took the heavyweight championship from Floyd Patterson and looked set for a very long...

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02
Jun

From the archive: ‘Why I’m unbeatable’ by Cassius Clay

The words of 20-year-old Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) more than a year before he fought Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship of the world.

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17
Dec

Former WBA heavyweight titleholder Ernie Terrell passes away at 75

According to reports Ernie Terrell, who once held the WBA portion of the heavyweight title, tragically passed away on Tuesday at the age of 75. Terrell is best known for sustaining a 15-round thrashing at the hands of Muhammad Ali, however, like many heavyweights who fought “The Greatest”, Terrell has his own unique story.

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01
Aug

Lem’s latest: Thomas Williams 175, Gabriel Campillo 174.8

In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s edition of “Friday Night Fights,” notable underdog victories and much more.

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25
Feb

Muhammad Ali on Twitter: ‘I shook up the world’

Muhammad Ali reminded his Twitter followers on Tuesday how his upset knockout of Sonny Liston “shook up the world,” a message delivered 50 years to the day of their clash on Feb. 25, 1964.

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23
Feb

Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston and the fights that molded a champion

Fifty years ago on Feb. 25, 22-year-old Cassius Clay upset heavily favored heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. Tom Gray looks back at five fights which were instrumental in creating the elite level contender who “shook up the world.”

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10
Oct

Cruz looks to be boxing’s first openly gay champion

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz, who is gay, said “I’m going to make history” by defeating Mexican Orlando Salido for the WBO’s featherweight belt on Saturday.

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