Muhammad Ali fought Sonny Liston twice, first earning the heavyweight title in February 1964 when Liston failed to answer the bell to start the seventh round. They met again in May 1965 – with Ali scoring a first-round knockout captured in this iconic photo.
Muhammad Ali fought Sonny Liston twice, first earning the heavyweight title in February 1964 when Liston failed to answer the bell to start the seventh round. They met again in May 1965 – with Ali scoring a first-round knockout captured in this iconic photo. JOHN ROONEY ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
Muhammad Ali fought Sonny Liston twice, first earning the heavyweight title in February 1964 when Liston failed to answer the bell to start the seventh round. They met again in May 1965 – with Ali scoring a first-round knockout captured in this iconic photo. JOHN ROONEY ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE

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