CLAY, CASSIUS 1960 OLYMPIC PHOTO (POSING WITH ITALIAN WOMEN)

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Muhammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. He won the World Heavyweight Title from Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964. He announced his retirement in February of 1970 but was back in the ring later that October. He won the NABF Heavyweight Title On July 26, 1971 in a bout with Jimmy Ellis. He regained the World Heavyweight Title when he fought George Foreman in Zaire on October 30, 1974. He retired after losing to Trevor Berbick on December 11, 1981 with a final record of 56-5 with 37 KO's. Prior to turning professional in 1960 Cassius Clay competed in the 1960 Rome Summer Olympic Games and won a gold medal as a light heavyweight. Offered here is a scarce original wire photograph of Cassius Clay posing with several Italian women who are admiring the gold medal Clay won the day before. Dated September 6, 1960 in Rome..
This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Mild edge wear. Very slight fold on left edge. Rare photo, the first we have seen. 7" x 9."

Size: 7 x 9

Condition: excellent