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

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

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


When did Muhammad Ali win the heavyweight championship?

He knocked out Sonny Liston in the7th round , in 1964 to win the title.


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 year did Mohammed Ali beat Sonny Liston world heavyweight boxing?

1964


Who did Ali beat in 1964 to win the title?

sonny Liston


When did Cassius Clay become Muhammed Ali?

After winning the heavyweight championship from Sonny Liston in 1964.


Who did Muhammad ali beat for his first title?

Sonny Liston in 1964.


When did Muhammad ali get his first title?

February 25, 1964, Clay (as he was still known then) defeated Charles "Sonny" Liston for the undisputed heavyweight championship of the world.


Who was ali boxing when he won first title?

Charles "Sonny" Liston, in 1964.


What year did Muhammad ali become world champion?

Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston to win the world heavyweight title on February 25, 1964 in Miami Beach, Florida.


What was the year Muhammad ali won his first heavyweight championship?

February 25, 1964 when he stopped Sonny Liston in 7 rounds.


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

Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964.


When did muhammed ali change his name?

He was given his name by Eli Muhammad (his religious leader) in late 1963 but kept it a secret until he won the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston on the 25th of February 1964.


How many times did Muhammad Ali win the heavyweight championship?

Ali won the Heavyweight Title on 3 different times Ali first won the Heavyweight Title when he stopped Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964. Ali won the Heavyweight Title the 2nd time when he stopped George Foreman on October 30, 1974. Ali won the Heavyweight Title a 3rd time when he beat Leon Spinks on September 15, 1978.


How many time did Mohammad Ali won world heavyweight belt?

Ali won the Heavyweight Title on 3 different times Ali first won the Heavyweight Title when he stopped Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964. Ali won the Heavyweight Title the 2nd time when he stopped George Foreman on October 30, 1974. Ali won the Heavyweight Title a 3rd time when he beat Leon Spinks in their rematch on September 15, 1978.


Who was the heavy weight boxing champion in 1964?

Sonny Liston


Muhammed ali defeated sonny liston in what year?

1964


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

Cassius Clay who later became Muhammad Ali.


When did Muhammad Ali deafeat Sonny liston?

It was in the 7th round , in 1964.


Muhammad Ali first championship at age 22?

Yes. He was born in January 1942 and beat Sonny Liston for the title in Feb 1964.


Year Muhammad ali defeated sonny liston for the world's heavyweight boxing championship?

1964, 25th february. http://www.boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=180&cat=boxer


Who did Muhammad Ali beat to become heavyweight champion?

he beat sonny liston in 1964 to win the title the first time. he beat george foreman in 1974 to win it the second time he beat leon spinks in the rematch in 1978 to become the first man to win the heavyweight championship 3 times.


When did Muhammad ali win the heavywieght championship?

He knocked out Sonny Liston in the7th round , in 1964 to win the title. Then he won it twice since, in 1974 and 1978.


When did Muhammad Ali covert to Islam?

He converted months before winning the heavyweight title in feb 1964. Elijah Muhammad didn't want to be associated with him unless he defeated sonny liston for the title, which Elijah didn't think he could, although Malcolm x wanted him to. after ali won the title, Elijah "stole" him away from Malcolm.


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).