Ali beat sonny liston in 1964 to become the heavy weight champion.
Cassius Clay, who later converted to Muslim and changed his name to Muhammad Ali
Cassius Clay who later became Muhammad Ali.
He was world champion from: 1964 - 1967 1974 - 1978 1978 - 1979
He won the Heavy Weight Title!!
No, he started to be more known after beating Sonny Liston twice in 1964 and 1965.
Boxing's Last Stand - 1964 was released on: USA: 28 April 1964
Muhammad Ali was world champion in Boxing on three different occasions (Heavyweight Champion 1964-67, 1974-78, 1978-79)and also won a Gold in 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome as an amateur (Lightweight).
Peggy Fleming was the women's US skating champion in 1964.
In 1964 Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston for the heavy weight title, it was won by a knock out.
Olympic Gold in 1960. Three times World Heavyweight Champion - 1964, 1974, and 1978. Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.