CLAY, CASSIUS-SONNY LISTON I WIRE PHOTO (1964-CELEBRATING THE VICTORY)
On February 25, 1964 in Miami Beach young and brash Cassius Clay, the former Olympic Gold Medalist fought heavyweight champion Sonny Liston with the title on the line. Liston was a prohibitive favorite, but the younger and far quicker Clay outboxed him and ultimately stopped Liston in the 7th round in one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts Cassius Clay celebrating his victory at the end of the fight. This is an Associated Press wire photo with caption on the front. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Small fold at lower left corner. No tears. 7 1/4" x 10."