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In 1964 Ali was known by his given name of Cassius Clay, and at the time Liston was a feared champion with 34 wins and no losses or draws.

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Muhammed Ali lands a punch on Liston's body and ends up taking home the title.

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... also known for his public stance against the Vietnam War and his longtime battle with Parkinson's disease: this is Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Clay): a ...

The boxer then known as Cassius Clay (R) throws a punch at Sonny Liston

Cassius Clay trains, four days ahead of his first world heavyweight title fight against Sonny

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Challenger Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) punches heavyweight champion Sonny Liston during their 1964

Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali points to the headlines declaring him the 10-1 favorite as

World Heavyweight Title: Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay ) taunting Sonny Liston

On this date in 1964: cassius clay announced he'll be known as muhammad ali. of his many si cover stories, this one in 1967 was the first to reference his ...

A seemingly hysterical Clay taunted Sonny Liston during the pre-fight physical for their 1964

Muhammad Ali, known then as Cassius Clay, reacts

Muhammad Ali, whose birth name was Cassius Clay, kisses his mother, Odessa,

Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) vs Sonny Liston, 1964 World Heavyweight Title

In 1964 Ali was known by his given name of Cassius Clay, and at the time Liston was a feared champion with 34 wins and no losses or draws. Descript…

In 1964 Ali was known by his given name of Cassius Clay, and at the time Liston was a feared champion with 34 wins and no losses or draws. Descript…

The first Sonny Liston vs. Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) fight in Miami, 1964

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In his rematch with Liston in 1965, Ali made quick work of the challenger,

Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) Miami, 1964

Former world heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali hugs sports commentator Howard Cosell in New York,

Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, in February 1964

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Cassius Marcellus Clay (Muhammad Ali) with Malcolm X in New York City in 1964

Clay meets the Beatles at the Fifth Street Gym on the eve of the title fight

Cassius Clay, later to become known as Muhammad Ali, rose to prominence at the

Cassius Clay weighs in before his 1964 heavyweight title bout with Sonny Liston.

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In a 1964 profile for The Saturday Evening Post written by Myron Cope, Cassius Jr. addressed the “white devil” concerns. “I'm stressing just the works that ...

Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay (L) and Sonny Liston face off

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American Boxers Sonny Liston (Left) And Cassius Clay During Their Fight Of World Championship

Muhammad Ali (aka Cassius Clay) eyes Sonny Liston from his corner before the first

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World Heavyweight Title: Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay ) during blood pressure

Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) knocked out challenger Sonny Liston in the first round of their second fight (AP Photo/File)

Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) in action against Sonny Liston during their heavyweight title fight at Miami Beach, Fa., Feb. 25, 1964. Clay won the contest ...

Ali (then Cassius Clay) defeats Sonny Liston in 1964 aged 22.

After winning the heavyweight championship in 1964, Cassius Clay publicly changed his name to Muhammad Ali ...

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February 26: 1964: On this day, the Kentucky boxer known to all as Cassius Clay, changed his name to Muhammad Ali as he accepted Islam and rejected…

Cassius Clay pounds Sonny Liston's head during their first heavyweight title fight, Feb. 1964

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MIAMI, FL – FEBRUARY 25, 1964: Sonny Liston (L) throws a punch at Cassius Clay (R) in a World Heavyweight Title fight February 25, 1964 at Convention Hall ...

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He went on to reject the name Clay, because black American's last names were often inherited from their slave masters. “I will be known as Cassius X,” he ...

World Heavyweight Title: Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay ) with Sugar Ray

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Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, fighting Henry Cooper at Wembley on June

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Today in 1964 Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) defeated Sonny Liston to become world

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clay-vs-liston-promo-43. On the afternoon of 25 February 1964, America's media fixed its ...

Born Cassius Clay, Jr., on January 17, 1942,

Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, in training. Credit: PA Archive

“I shook up the world”: Cassius Clay screams with delight after defeating Sonny Liston in their world heavyweight title bout on February 25, 1964.

Suspicion: New documents have come to light which reveal that the FBI long suspected that

Cassius Clay celebrates after winning the heavyweight championship of the world on February 25, 1964

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Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali)

He remains the only three-time lineal heavyweight champion, having won the title in 1964, 1974 and 1978. His ...

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1966 file photo, Muhammad Ali listens to

Muhammad Ali, known then as Cassius Clay, reacts

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Cassius Clay whips a right to the head of ducking Sonny Liston during the first round

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25th February, 1964; Cassius Clay, defeated Sonny Liston when Liston retired at the end of the sixth round in Miami to become Heavyweight Champion of the ...

The Beatles and “The Greatest”, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), 1964.

Even though the Beatles (at least Lennon) weren't excited to meet Clay, and Clay wasn't even aware of who the Beatles were, ...

Legend: Angelo Dundee, right, celebrates with then Cassius Clay as he wins his

Ali's delight is all too obvious as he celebrates victory over Liston and is mobbed by

The outsider: Clay (right) entered the ring as a 7-1 underdog

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