NEW BOXING CHAMP ON THIS DATE IN 1964

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When Cassius Clay, now known as Muhammad Ali, defeated Sonny Liston
(above left), he was the youngest boxer ever at age 22 to take the title
from a reigning heavyweight champion.

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RETIRED BOXING CHAMP IS 69 TODAY

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Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is a former boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers. As an amateur, he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. After turning professional, he went on to become the first boxer to win the lineal Heavyweight Championship three times.

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SMOKIN’ JOE IS 67 TODAY

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Joe Frazier is a former Olympic and World Heavyweight
boxing champion whose professional career lasted from
1965 to 1976, with a brief comeback in 1981.

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Frazier’s last world title match came in 1975 when he was
defeated by Muhammad Ali. It has been called the “Thrilla
in Manila”.

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‘BIG GEORGE’ IS 62 YEARS OLD TODAY

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George Foreman is a two-time former World Heavyweight Boxing
Champion and Olympic gold medalist. The Boxing Hall of Famer has
been called one of the hardest hitters in boxing history. George is 
an ordained minister and has his own church.

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George Forman, left, was defeated by Muhammad Ali with
an 8th round TKO in 1974. The match became known as the
“Rumble in the Jungle”. 

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George is now known for the popular George Forman Grill.

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