Regular price $350.00

Cassius Clay won the Olympic Gold Medal in boxing at the 1960 Rome Summer Olympics. He defeated Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964 to win the World Heavyweight Title. He would become the first man to win that title three times. Changed his name to Muhammad Ali after defeating Liston. Presented here is an original wirephoto of Cassius Clay sparring with Ingemar Johansson at Johansson's training camp (Clay was his sparring partner).
This is an original United Press International wire photo with their full caption on back. Mounted on archival board. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Print marks on border, not affecting the image. 7" x 9." Exceedingly rare image of Cassius Clay in his early years as a professional sparring with a former heavyweight champion.

Size: 7 x 9

Condition: very good