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Q: Where did Cassius clay fight sonny liston?
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Was the first Cassius Clay-Sonny Liston fight televised and what time?

yes the famous Cassius clay vs. sonny liston fight was telivised yes, it was televised, and should be available on you tube.com


Was the Sonny Liston vs Cassius Clay fight in February 1964 broadcast live to the UK?

The Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay fight on February 25, 1964, was not broadcast or televised in the UK. It took place at the Convention Hall in Miami Beach, Florida.


Who won the first fight between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston?

Cassius Clay. February 25, 1964. Liston failed to come out for the 7th. ALI BEAT HIM TWO TIMES.


Was the first Cassius Clay Sonny Liston fight televised and what time?

Nom, 7pm


Was the second Cassius Clay Sonny Liston fight televised?

yes, and you can find it on you tube.


How old was Cassius Clay when he beat Sonny Liston for the Heavyweight Championship in early 1964?

Cassius Clay was 22 years old when he beat Sonny Liston in 1964 for the heavyweight championship.


What boxer defeated Sonny Liston?

Cassius Clay


Who won the Heavyweight title from Sonny Liston in 1964?

In 1964 Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston for the heavy weight title, it was won by a knock out.


What was the weight of Cassius clay when he fought sonny liston?

For the first fight in Miami, Ali weighed 210 1/2 pounds and Liston weighed 218 pounds. Click on the 'Clay/Liston Intro' link below to see a tape of the fighters entering the ring and being introduced before the first fight.


What are the release dates for World Heavyweight Championship Bout Charles 'Sonny' Liston vs- Cassius Clay - 1965?

World Heavyweight Championship Bout Charles 'Sonny' Liston vs- Cassius Clay - 1965 was released on: USA: 25 May 1965


Who did Cassius Clay defeat to win his first world title?

Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964.


Which championship fight in the mid-60's lasted two minutes?

Sonny Liston vs Cassius Clay (Mohammad Ali) Lewiston Maine early 1960's


When did Cassius Clay become Muhammed Ali?

After winning the heavyweight championship from Sonny Liston in 1964.


How many world title fights did Muhammad Ali box in under his original name of Cassius Clay?

Clay/Ali fought in only one professional title fight as Cassius Clay. February 25, 1964 Clay beat Sonny Liston (Liston quit on his stool due to a shoulder injury in the 7th Rd)to become the World Heavyweight Champion. He then changed his name to "Muhammad X" and then Muhammad Ali before his rematch with Liston on May 25, 1964 (Ali won this fight with a 1st Rd KO).


Did Cassius Clay win the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston in 1964?

Yes, on February 25, 1964 in Miami, Florida.


When was Cassius clay converted in to Muslim?

1964, prior to his first fight with Sonny Liston. But he didn't announce his conversion until after he won the title, because Elijah Muhammad wanted nothing to do with him if he lost.


Which boxer won the heavy weight boxing title from sonny liston in 1964?

Cassius Clay who later became Muhammad Ali.


When did Cassius Clay change his name to.?

while he converted to Islam before his first fight with liston, it wasn't until shortly afterward he announced his conversion, and his name change, first to Cassius x and then to Muhammad ali.


Did ali say What is my name to Floyd Patterson?

i believe it was sonny liston because sonny still called him Cassius clay after his conversion. he would bust him in the mouth and say whats my name, bust him in the mouth again and say Whats My Name?


What movie and television projects has Sonny Liston been in?

Sonny Liston has: Played himself in "Cavalcade of Sports" in 1944. Played Rope Jumper in "Toast of the Town" in 1948. Played himself in "Toast of the Town" in 1948. Played himself in "The Jack Benny Program" in 1950. Played himself in "This Is Your Life" in 1955. Played himself in "Wednesday Night Fights" in 1955. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Roy Harris" in 1960. Played himself in "Fight of the Week" in 1960. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Albert Westphal" in 1961. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson" in 1963. Played himself in "The Heavyweight Championship of the World: Cassius Clay versus Sonny Liston" in 1964. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Amos Johnson" in 1966. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Gerhard Zech" in 1966. Played himself in "The Joey Bishop Show" in 1967. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Dave Bailey" in 1967. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Bill McMurray" in 1968. Played Extra in "Head" in 1968. Played himself in "Sonny Liston vs. Scrap Iron Johnson" in 1968. Played Rocky Morgan (segment "Love and the Champ") in "Love, American Style" in 1969. Played himself in "Muhammad Ali, the Greatest" in 1969. Played himself in "A.k.a. Cassius Clay" in 1970. Played The Farmer in "Moonfire" in 1970. Played Himself - Fights Cassius Clay in "Malcolm X" in 1972. Played Himself - Fights Cassius Clay in "The American Experience" in 1988. Played himself in "Reputations" in 1994. Played himself in "Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion" in 1995. Played himself in "The Real Las Vegas" in 1996. Played himself in "Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story" in 1996. Played himself in "When We Were Kings" in 1996. Played himself in "Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special" in 1996. Played himself in "ESPN Friday Night Fights" in 1998. Played himself in "Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible" in 2000. Played himself in "Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing" in 2000. Played himself in "Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music" in 2005. Played himself in "Mobsters" in 2007. Played himself in "Tyson" in 2008. Played himself in "Facing Ali" in 2009. Played himself in "The Real Rocky" in 2011. Played himself in "The Trials of Muhammad Ali" in 2013.


What boxer did Muhammad Ali beat in Miami in 1964?

Muhammad Ali beat Sonny Liston in Miami in 1964. Ali was at that time known as Cassius Clay, soon to announce a conversion to the Islamic faith and with that came the name change.


Who did Muhammad ali beat to regain his title?

George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He also beat Sonny Liston but he was known as Cassius Clay at that time. Also, he did not REGAIN the title at that time; that was his first pro world heavyweight championship.


Is there a film being made about sonny liston?

Yes, Ving Rhames will portray the infamous heavyweight fighter Sonny Liston in the biopic "Phantom Punch," which Robert Townsend will direct. "Phantom" will chronicle Liston's rise to fame as a boxer and the single "phantom punch" he took at the hands of Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) that many believe led to the demise of his career. Prone to violence, he at one point served prison time for robbing a gas station and another for beating up a police officer.


Did Cassius clay fight rocky marciano?

no


How many rounds did the first Clay-Liston fight last?

I think it was more like 7, Liston quit on his seat after the sixth I believe. Because in the 5th is when Sonny (possibly) juiced his gloves and ali had his famous 5th round where he couldn't see anything and he still managed to stay away from the "big bear".