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Cassius Clay

Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17, 1942) is an American former professional boxer, philanthropist and social activist.

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Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) training in a pool at the Sir John Hotel, Miami, 1961
I refugee from Guantanamo Bay...dance around the border like I'm Cassius Clay...
Wouldn't surprise me if they referred to a couple athletes as "Lew Alcindor" or "Cassius Clay" their entire careers
As a sports fan, I never understood why Cassius Clay and Lew Alcindor converted to Mohammed was evil.
Can anyone explain Cassius clay signed stuff. A lot are newer but for some reason I don't know why Ali would sign this version . I see a lot of them just wondering about this . I could see if they were old signatures
Wrapping 5 fingers around that much cash turns a mofo into Cassius Clay
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Jackie Robinson low key was a sellout that's why he got schools named after him..not Muhammad Ali(cassius clay)
Not sure what *** are promoting Cassius Clay today--He is NOT the greatest & especially today he is NOT the greatest-he's a draft dodger
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Cassius Clay allegedly -although the rumour is that he mislaid it while in Miami!!
Who threw his gold medal in the river? . 1. Ray Leonard. 2. Lennox Lewis. 3. Cassius Clay
Cassius Clay knocks out the Beatles, February 7th, 1964
young heavyweight fighter Cassius Clay, who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali
In 1964. * President Lyndon B. Johnson declares A War on Poverty. * Cassius Clay beats Sonny Liston for the World...
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29 October 1960. Cassius Clay (who later takes the name Muhammad Ali) won his first professional fight in Louisville, Kentuck…
On this date in 1960, Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) beat Tunney Hunsaker in his 1st professional fight.
"Ruble on the jungle "on this day 1974 I was 1year old in Kinshasa Zaire known as DRC today it been 40 years since Muhammed Ali knock down George Foreman mmm undefeated Foreman saw the dust beaten by Cassius Clay * Muhammed Ali real name
On this date in 1960, a young Cassius Clay won the first fight of his professional career.
“I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ‘em out, I pick the round. “ – Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17, 1942) is a retired American boxer. In 1999, Ali was crowned “Sportsman of the Century” by Sports Illustrated. He won the World Heavyweight Boxing championship three times, and won the North American Boxing Federation championship as well as an Olympic gold medal. Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He was named after his father, Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr., (who was named for the 19th century abolitionist and politician Cassius Clay). 1954 After having his bike stolen, a 12-year-old Clay promises to "whup whoever stole it." In an attempt to channel his aggression, the policeman he reported the crime to takes him under his wing and eventually directs him to boxing trainer Fred Stoner. Over the next six years, Clay would win six Kentucky Golden Gloves championships, two national Golden Gloves titles, and two AAU (Am ...
Cassius Clay converted to islam & changed his name to Mohamed Ali, why did Barry Soetoro change his name?.
Nothing miss I was just gonna mess w/ you for a lil bit lol
“D.C is the Joanin capital of the World.” Lol.
Only a battyboy would hate someone that get women to post pics all day. TLs were lame before with pics of kids and b…
“"I'll wear shorts but not the ones with the bottom of my *** all out 👐🙅 I have respect for myself"” ***
He called me Vegeta 😂😂 and I was like dude... I know you can come harder than that. 😭😭
Expandables 2 was a good movie. Thanks Netflix
“You can want something, but how willing are you to do the real work to get it?” I'll jump thru hoops of fire barefoot for you.
Its too early to give up! Mohammed Ali (Cassius Clay) used to start counting his sit ups when it starts paining. Giving up is nothing but running away from the challenges. Lets face and overcome; instead of giving up!!!
Bruh it's gonna come just wait it out, The Lord bound to set it into action
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I know exactly how Muhammad Ali felt when still called Cassius Clay after his name Change. It's like I'm Donald to some and Kevin to others💭
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This my relaxation weekend. No money being spent. Tired of spending money
Has informed us that there are many beautiful females out here in this world.
Unless you Filling that Dutch all the way up, it's pointless
“The wedding was beautiful, my eyes almost started sweating.” Don't lie you were crying.
““twitpic a selfie if your boobs are huge” My pillows got burned in fire can I rest on those?
My mom still missing this will be her 5th night! Please re share we need as much coverage as possible
A pushed back and styled with Cassius cushy clay evohair…
😂😂😂 Son it's way more complicated than that
I suck at taking pics idk how y'all do it lol
This why Chicago *** shoot instead of throw hands lmfao, trel got keef out the way
JB Hoops and Burlington IBSA tied at 12. These two teams can shoot!
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The more you watch it, the funnier it gets. 😂😂
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. -Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. / Muhammad Ali
I learned that a best friend is not who you've known the longest or who u hang out with the most, but who's there when …
If I constantly poked you over & over what would be you're eventual reaction?
was NOT victim blaming. Y'all have to open your minds.
No need to apologize man, we understood what you meant. It's just wrong to have a different view of things in today's society
“When bae comes to your meet to watch you run.. That *** better hit the NFL
I can't sleep a whole night through, I wake up every 2 hours
The *** w/ that, once I find me a cute brown skin girl I'm cuffing off the rip lol
Lol girl it's nothing but food down here the vibe is all around you
Cassius Clay sounds off during weigh-ins prior to his bout against Sonny Liston.
that would be Cassius Clay knocking out Sonny Liston
Sadly, some people still refuse to bow to progress and continue to refer to Milli Vanilli as Cassius Clay.
The Baby Boom Quiz! (I got 19/20) The Baby Boom Quiz! This is NOT a pushover test. It's a Baby Boomer era test! (Have a paper and pencil handy to record your answers. Your mind isn't as sharp as it once was!) There are 20 questions, and the average score is 12. This one will be difficult for the younger set. (the 'dude' generation). Have fun, but no peeking at the answers at the end! 1. What builds strong bodies 12 ways? A. Flintstones vitamins B. The Buttmaster C. Spaghetti D. Wonder Bread E. Orange Juice F. Milk G. Cod Liver Oil 2. Before he was Muhammed Ali, he was... A. Sugar Ray Robinson. B. Roy Orbison.. C. Gene Autry. D. Rudolph Valentino. E. Fabian. F. Mickey Mantle. G. Cassius Clay. 3. Pogo, the comic strip character said, 'We have met the enemy and. A. It's you. B. He is us. C. It's the Grinch. D. He wasn't home. E. He's really me and you. F. We quit. G. He surrendered. 4. Good night, David. A.. Good night, Chet B. Sleep well. C. Good night, Irene. D.. Good night, Gracie. E. See you later, alli ...
"His hands can't hit what his eyes can't see." - Cassius Clay. ( Mohamed Ali )
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Muhammad Ali will come out of retirement to put the 1 in 45-1vs Floyd Mayweather Jr.then go back to Cassius Clay again
The pink card is where I bought my 1964 Chevy Impala 2 door hardtop for 75 bucks in 1979 from Charlies Wrecker Service in Shively,and the Auctioneer was Joe Martin the Louisville Cop that got Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali into boxing.I worked at Charlies at this time and Charlie McCellan is the one that told me that Joe Martin is the one that got Ali into boxing,so I had to ask Joe how he got him into boxing,and if I remember correctly,he told me that while on duty one day he got a dispatch to make a report on a kid that got his bike stolen in the west end,and it was a boy named Cassius Clay Jr.,he made a report and he said that the boy said,I wish I could find them and knew how to fight real good so I could beat them up,and that is when Joe told him to come to the Gym and he would teach him how to fight,and that is how Ali got into boxing.At the bottom of the picture of Joe Martin and Ali it says ""Joe Martin admires Cassius' diamond ring which the youngster won in the 1959 Golden Gloves"".
It's crazy Muhammad Little changed his name to Malcolm X and Cassius Clay changed his to Muhammad Ali o.O
Amusing you try to dress yourself with the imprimatur of Cassius Clay & align your method as destructive. 1 thing right!
Just spoke to a guy named Muhammad Ali so I asked him if it's ok to call him Cassius Clay? He responds who's that? Really? Come on Dude!!!
Nobody believes in you? Cool. Nobody believed in Cassius Clay either.
Wyatt Earp, Referee It was one of the greatest sporting scandals of the 19th century. And, although malfeasance and corruption in sports didn't reach their apogee until the 20th century, the 1800s had their share, too. It was the Sharkey-Fitzsimmons debacle of December 2, 1896, in which "Sailor" Tom Sharkey battled "Ruby Bob" Fitzsimmons in San Francisco - - - with former Marshall Wyatt Earp as referee. Disputed decisions, questionable stoppages of bouts, and dissatisfaction with referees have always been the bane of boxing: that's why most boxing fans prefer a good, honest knockout, instead of fights that "go the distance" and are decided by corrupt judges. One thinks, in modern times, of the dubious ending of Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston's second match in 1965, and the "phantom punch" that caused Liston to essentially surrender; or referee Richard Steele's stoppage, in the final round, of the bout between Julio Cesar Chavez and Meldrick Taylor in 1990. But the Sharkey-Fitszimmons fight was as contr ...
yea I'm trying get like Cassius Clay
Poor baby smh the pain will be over soon we all gonna be living it up soon
“I'm a realist and Shabazz ain't Kobe” A blind man can see that
no 😩 I'll be mad I want the celtics to get em LOL
*** Is that *** 1st name in his last name, or am I tripping? Lmao” J. Money first name last name lol
“8 day old White Rhino Calf. I want one
Napier played for Kevin Ali at UConn? Coach is the son of the greatest, "prettiest" of all time? The former Cassius Clay
“Hornets history: trade Kobe to lakers. 2) trade shabazz to heat. SMH” You comparing Shabazz to Kobe? Lol
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Here's hoping that Cleanthony Early goes to OKC w/ the 29th pick
“Mario Chalmers watching the Heat draft Shabazz like
“I hope that was a troll lmao” I didn't feel the troll in that I think he was serious lol
“coulda swore kemba played for bobcats lmao” Bobcats is the Hornets 😂😂😂
Miami better dedicate their whole offseason to Lebron, they need to call him & have him pick their next pick personally
“By kendrick mitch mcgray get toughness and defense your services r no longer needed” Word amnesty that *** quick
Tye I'm spoiled & you don't do a good job at that lol
I noticed that but on offense they are both relative. Makes the same type of shots.
The successor to the George Foreman Grill . -. The Cassius Clay Oven
The Thunder got Big Mitch the Pothead...I like that pick I forgot he was in the draft
just speaking in terms of ability. We ain't eem seen pj play in the league yet. Just a comparison
James Harden himself isn't dependable when you need him why would you want a poor man's Harden?
When you go to a chick crib to hit & she tell you she on her period
“When she can't arch her back, you be hitting it like 😂😂😂😂
That's why they need a good swingman to come off the bench
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Reggie might start next year we'll need bench scoring and Anderson has size and playmaking ability
Shabazz Napier not big fool he only 6' & OKC already got Reggie Jackson who's polished they need more perimeter attackers
need another playmaker he fits that James Harden role and he has size
“The Suns are stockpiling on point guards.draft Syracuse's Tyler Ennis.” They better be trading one they need a swingman
I gotta watch it over cause it's between Terrance n "Ricky" the one from barbershop
“Watching Think like a man” Which man would you rather have out of them?
“We have been talking about Isaiah Austin in office a lot this week. Seems like a great kid, see what future holds” Put him on 2k
The HULK licking his great grandpa "Cassius Clay" a new face lol you can tell he's just a big huge…
Okay so this Jusuf Nurkic is obviously apart of the blood gang...
WORLD SHAKERS AND MOVERS: Get ready 'cause here I come. Althea Gibson 5 times grand champion- Arthur Ashe. The Williams sisters reached tennis' pinnacle. The stunning Jessie Owens and Jackie Joyner Kersee. For 13 years the most famous and notorious man on earth, 49 rounds Jack Johnson who fight until the age of 67. Joe Lewis, Cassius Clay is Muhammad Ali; Joe Frazier; Mike Tyson and Lennix Lewis brought the sport to a peak: Curtis Mayfield, if there's a *** below don't worry; natural man Lou Rawls; 1999 Prince; the Lord is a very good friend of mine Al Green; brown sugar Sam and Dave; Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington; Brook Benton; Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy and Flip Wilson: Songs of Zion from the Supremes, Donna Summers and Whitney Houston: *** spirituals expressing the pains and sorrows of a million years through folklore dances and songs with laughter and tears, Josephine Baker, Sammy Davis Jr.; if each one would teach one Roy Hamilton; inner vision and feelings for the people Stevie Wonder and Ray ...
Idk I expect the person playing a legend to resemble them just a little. Makes it more exciting
“When the teacher calls your mom about your grades and you're waiting for her to get off work
Can't help it...this is TOO good. My Grandfather was a boxer in the late 20's to early 30's, my Dad was a boxer in the early to mid-50's and I boxed about the same time as Cap'n Hugh Smith and then a bit longer, on and off. My Granddad talked of Jersey Joe Walcott, Joe Louis, and many others. My Dad's favorite was Rocky Marciano but I grew up on Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)...
Yo money is play doe.. clay no cassius
I want a shirt that says Cassius Clay.
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Hello there what's your name? Peace my name is King Born! Well what did your momma name you? Smh don't try to Cassius Clay me it's Mr. King Born Allah to you lol
Hmm , when I saw the heading for "Cassius Clay Bourbon" I was really hoping for the other guy.
cassius clay by basquiat has to be on here. -RT The best examples of boxing in art:
SKOOL DAZE K-12: 8th GRADE memories compliments of my mom STEINERT KEEPSAKE: new faces, activities, traditions & POP culture -- WHOLY hair ! ... photo of a Dante hair stylist’s ‘beehive’ I wore the first day of school, much to the dismay of Dr. Reid ! ... as they say, when you've got moxie, you need the clothes to match -- hmmm, looks like I failed that 2-prong test; must have been decisionally challenged that day ! OLDIES JUKEBOX: ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’ The Drifters ... ‘I Want to Be Wanted’ Brenda Lee NEWS FLASHBACK: Cassius Clay wins his 1st professional fight
did cassius clay see [no] he 0nly-saw torture\mugging on d river rhine - only on conversion to ali mohammed:he saw UFO ha ha ha
really sweet.she start a training like Cassius Clay :-)
“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” - Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay]
Cassius Clay got his *** whooped/bike stolen heading home from school at 13 so thank god for bullies or thered have been no Ali☺️
Me and my brother Cassius Clay till next year
I've changed my name to Cassius Clay Jr. to every social website I'm on.
Watching Ali cause Cassius Clay is the greatest of all time
Ion really give a *** what you *** say cause ima be the greatest like Cassius Clay (Ali)
Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 – November 12, 1994) was an American athlete and an Olympic champion. Rudolph was considered the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and competed in two Olympic Games, in 1956 and in 1960. In the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome Rudolph became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field during a single Olympic Games.[1][2][3][4] A track and field champion, she elevated women's track to a major presence in the United States. As a member of the black community, she is also regarded as a civil rights and women's rights pioneer. Along with other 1960 Olympic athletes such as Cassius Clay, who later became Muhammad Ali, Rudolph became an international star due to the first international television coverage of the Olympics that year.[5] The powerful sprinter emerged from the 1960 Rome Olympics as "The Tornado, the fastest woman on earth".[6] The Italians nicknamed her La Gazzella Negra ("The Black Gazelle"); to the French she was La Perle Noire ("T ...
Feeling like Cassius clay in this mf
Cassius Clay is and always will be my motivation & biggest inspiration
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Layed back watching all Cassius Clays fights boxing was great
Cassius Clay's Pearly Whites is like a weird modern Revolution 9
Who will admit to being old enough to remember Cassius Clay winning his first heavyweight boxing title? That was 50 years ago - the same year as Geberit's own heavyweight, the concealed cistern changed the face of bathroom design forever.
I find it strange people do not know who Lew Alcindor and Cassius Clay are.
Miami looks like Sonny Liston, San Antonio looks like Cassius Clay.
Does this not resemble Cassius Clay (Mohammed Ali) vs Sonny Liston??only thing missing Algieri not say "I shocked the world"
Magnificent Costa Rica! Today you were Cassius Clay against Sonny Liston & You "shook up the world!"
Vintage Footage of Muhammad Ali aka Cassius Clay taunting Sonny Liston until Liston pulls on Ali in a Casino.
males for sale, excellent pedigree :-) from left: Ceasar, Cowboy, Calimero, Cassius Clay, Casanova, Corado
Tfw ull never beat up a von bondie and have Loretta Lynn call u in jail and address u as cassius clay tbh
Don't play, by August imma be straight sexy! Lol
““Dagg 😔 I was so close!!”lmfao ha try again” I'll be back stronger next go around lol
“I just want a muscular white boy with blue eyes 👱😍” I got muscles, blue eyes & I'm quarter Italian...that count?
*Searches for the Lebron jokes on my TL tonight*
“Assassins Creed is the worst gaming franchise” Assassins Creed w/ the Indian was tight tho
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LeCramp James has taken over tonight ladies & gentlemen
Rhymesh's ;-) Mansion Tribute to Rafa on his 9th win at French Open ;-) (A-A-B-B rhyme scheme) . Rafael Nadal's power-packed performance must have put paid to Djoker's brilliance. When it comes to Rolland Garros' clay Rafa is Tennis' answer to Cassius Clay*. ;-) . (Note: The reason for "must have" in the second line, instead of "has", is that I didn't watch the match) *Cassius Clay - Actual name of Legendary Boxer 'Muhammed Ali' ;-)
Edge Of Tomorrow is a really good movie
I know the the king is Muslim in many ways but the main reason I know he is a Muslim is as follows: Cassius Clay changed his name to Mohammed Ali when he converted to a Muslim. Karrem Abdul-Jabbar's real name was Ferdinand Louis Alcindor, Jr. before he converted to a Muslim. Barracks Hussein Obama real named was Barry Santora before he converted to become a Muslim. Can anyone prove me wrong when I declare that when you convert to Muslim you get a new name. The Revivalist
Ima bad man! I AM the Greatestme...feeling Cassius Clay right now
We forget, abandon and destroy our past. The famous Borscht Belt Catskill Mountain hotels and resorts although catering to Jewish guests for decades and decades last century were true Americana. The Grand Dame was Grossinger's which grew to 35 buildings on 1,200 acres accommodating 150,000 guests a year even had its own post office and airplane landing strip. Boxing champs like Rocky Marciano and Cassius Clay (I still call him that) trained here. It was the inspiration for "Dirty Dancing." They all became obsolete when jet travel became affordable for the masses.
Can we now rename Rafa as Cassius Clay?
you can have 6 million termites in your house and you dont know nothing till you go to get something to eat and you bust through the floor- Cassius Clay
I wish I could have sung you a lullaby But I can't because I'm a mess, I'm too proud I'm stubborn and I'm selfish and you know that I'm loud I'm a fool who thinks he's strong like Cassius Clay I never ever listen to what anyone says. 🎶
Listen to these real niggaz: "One day I will be the first black president of South Africa." -Nelson Mandela, 1952. "I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was." Muhammad Ali "At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far." Muhammad Ali (It was very difficult picking out which one is my absolute favourite of all Cassius Clay's quotes, you know I love rhymes too!) "When I think of competition it's like I try to create against the past. I think about Michelangelo and Picasso, you know, the pyramids." - Kanye West. "Yimi ingalabesi la." (lyric) - Mandoza. And a bonus quote, because it is so sick: "Don't be humble... you're not that great." Golda Meir (Kanye and Ali would find this so confusing, like, "the *** does this woman mean?")
26 years ago, TWENTY SIX!!! Years ago... We were blessed with our little Cassius Clay, such a big name for a little man, he warmed all of our hearts and brought joy to all of us after having lost our grandmother the year before... Always such a big hearted person who would go the extra mile for anyone. Love and Happy Birthday Clayton Manzo!
Poster / ad for the Cassius Clay vs Ernie Terrel boxing match, 1967.
"We always thought she'd end up in wedding rings not boxing rings. We thought she'd be with a Marvin Gaye not a Cassius Clay." -Foreign Tongues
I get annoyed when people call Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, or Malcolm X, Malcolm Little. Very *** ish of you... I tell you what my name is or how to address me. Don't ask me what my mother called me, cause, you're not my mother :)
Photography: 1964: The World 50 Years Ago, by In Focus with Alan Taylor "1964 was an eventful year -- a half-century ago, humans were making strides toward space travel beyond the Earth's orbit, and Tokyo hosted the 18th Summer Olympics. The Beatles took America by storm, as Race Riots gripped big cities -- and the the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law. Boxer Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali and the heavyweight champion of the world. Cyprus devolved into civil war between Turks and Greeks, and President Lyndon Johnson escalated U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. This is the first of five entries focusing on events of the year 1964 this week (and next Monday). Later entries will feature images from civil rights struggles in the U.S., Beatlemania, Alaska's Good Friday earthquake, and the New York World's Fair.
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On September 5, 1960, a "shy" 18-year-old Cassius Clay stepped into a Rome's Olympic ring to face Poland's Zbigniew Pietrzykowski and took home the gold.
This i want and must be with cassius clay ok im white but hay *** super cool
Here's my top ten Heavyweights of all time: 1. Cassius Clay - The Greatest 2. Joe Louis - Longest Reigning Champion 3. Evander Holyfield - Only 4 time Champion and 25 years near the top 4. Mike Tyson - He's Mike Tyson 5. The Klitschko Bros (more to be written) - Second Longest Reigning 6. Larry Holmes - 3rd longest reigning champion 7. Rocky Marciano - Only unbeaten Champion ever. 8. George Foreman - Oldest Lineal Champion 9. Lennox Lewis - Dominant 10. Jack Johnson - First black heavyweight champion I base this top ten on their accomplishments, not who would win against who, because clearly Lewis would have beaten Marciano and he did beat Tyson and Holyfield.
He’s wrestled with alligators and tussled with a whale. He’s handcuffed lightning and thrown thunder in jail. He’s Muhammad Ali, one of the most famous figures of the 20th century. A three-time heavyweight champion, Ali has taken on boxers, bigots, governments, and Parkinson’s, all the while mocking his foes with freestyle poetry. There are quite a few crazy facts and strange stories about the self-proclaimed “Greatest,” the man who shook up the world. A Stolen Bicycle Inspired His Career Before he could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, Muhammad Ali was a 12-year-old boy looking for revenge. It was October 1954, and Ali (still known as Cassius Clay) was the proud owner of a red Schwinn bicycle. It was a Christmas gift from his dad, and he planned on riding it to a bazaar in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. He and a buddy spent the day checking out the stalls and munching on popcorn, but when Ali was ready to go home, he found someone had stolen his prized bike. Tears streaming ...
Why did Cassius Clay change his name to Mohammed Ali,
A timeline from 1964-just think all this stuff is 50 years old too! 1/8-Lyndon Johnson announces the "War on Poverty" 1/10-"Introducing the Beatles" is released 1/11-US Surgeon General Luther Leonidas Terry reports that smoking may be hazardous to one's health 1/16-"Hello, Dolly!" opens in New York's St. James theatre 1/18-Plans to build the New York City World Trade Center are announced 1/20-Capitol Records releases "Meet the Beatles!" 1/23-the 24th Amendment (abolishing poll taxes) is ratified by the US Senate 2/1-"I Want To Hold Your Hand" becomes the Beatles first song in the US 2/9-The Beatles appear on the Ed Sullivan show 2/25-Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) defeats Sonny Liston in Miami Beach for the World's Heavyweight Boxing championship 3/9-the first Ford Mustang 3/13-the Kitty Genovese murder in NYC 3/14-Jack Ruby found guilty of killing JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald 3/15-Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor marry for the 1st time in Montreal 3/27-the Great Alaskan Earthquake 4/13-Sidney Poi ...
Back it up like Cassius Clay trash talking. chalk it up to that midnight moonlight calling start me up gonna roll that stone little darling
People don't just get it,He's not like Mike Tyson or Sonny Liston or even Floyd Peterson him self,but he's Cassius Clay,Yes the Greatest!!!
Bro. Bill Russell, Jim Brown & others came to Cassius Clay's defense. Wasn't their sport. It was the best human thing to do.
Auction Items for tonight's amateur Boxing Cabaret show with MGFF in association with Foley BC at The Lakeside Country Club; MEMORABILIA AUCTION (Please give generously proceeds go to Middlesex Grand Family Fete) 1. HENRY COOPER British sporting legend Sir Henry ruled the heavyweight scene in Britain and Europe. He won 3 Lonsdale belts outright, but will be best remembered for knocking a flash Cassius Clay to the canvas. This great piece of memorabilia features a genuine autograph of this sorting legend complete with certificate of authenticity. ESTIMATE £875 - £1500 2. DENIS LAW This great display features a replica commemorative shirt from 1963–64 season in which Law was selected to play for a Rest of the World side against England at Wembley, scoring their goal in a 2–1 defeat. He later described this as the greatest honour of his career This item comes with a genuine autograph of the goalscorer Denis Law. This comes complete with a full certificate of authenticity. ESTIMATE £375 - £795 3. CHEL ...
A young Cassius Clay wins gold in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome…
Believe It or Leave It! 4/3 100 years ago, the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand precipitated The Great European War. In a smaller skirmish 50 years later, underdog Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston to claim boxing's Heavyweight Championship belt. The NFL Baltimore Ravens have three mascots - Edgar, Allan, and Poe. Between 1970 and 1983, many watch buyers gave up analog mechanical timepieces for digital devices. Switzerland lost half its watch companies, two-thirds of its watchmaking jobs and its singular status as the world’s most reliable timekeepers. Industry insiders dubbed it the “quartz crisis.”
Hitting up Omaha Northwest High School for a table day tomorrow! Looking forward to seeing Sporty Spice, Little T-Swift, and Cassius Clay!
Charles L. "Sonny" Liston (unknown – December 30, 1970) was an American professional boxer known for his toughness, punching power and intimidating appearance. He became World Heavyweight Champion in 1962 by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the first round. Liston failed to live up to his fearsome reputation when he lost the title in 1964 to 7-1 underdog Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay). Underworld connections and an early death—along with his unrecorded date of birth—added to the enigma. The Ring magazine ranked Liston as the 7th greatest heavyweight of all-time in 1998 and the 15th greatest puncher of all-time in 2003. There is no official record of his birth. He was born on a farm in Arkansas, a state which did not require mandatory birth certificates until 1965. Liston told sportswriter Jerry Izenberg that his date of birth was carved on a tree, but it was chopped down. When Liston was arrested for robbery in 1950, he gave his age as 22. When he filed for a birth certificate for legal re ...
Boxers Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) and Sonny Liston during their heavyweight rematch, in Lewisto...
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Sherman was called a thug & harassed by white people for being a passionate football player, but water down Riley Cooper
No more Draddie aha it's a cashez ting. Originated from the great Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali
Cassius Clay.. Only the best to ever be in a ring with boxing gloves on.
Cassius Clay's Pearly Whites must be a joke because the song is literally a mix of things I don't even know
if Cooper is guilty of anything its bing an entitled a-hole.u think ppl who havent said racial slur publicly cant b racist?
are you saying when he was Cassius clay or just him in general?
so why is cooper playing he actual threatened BLACK PEOPLE. Or N*S. Those arent signs!?!
so 1 person kills somebody now everybody is a killer? So are all white people serial killers? NO
yea players like Aaron Hernandez.. clubs these days don't want that type of risk
if your frm poverty on the west coast the area you live in has gang ties. Period. U from there dont mean u kill people
Chip Kelly offense is designed to spread the field & do it quickly, who was his key guy to make that happen
We get exactly what you saying & I'm telling you you're smacked he was a crucial factor to that offense
u should of reworded what u said then. And we will see. Pass offense is not as explosive without djax
I'm not saying he's not good I'm just saying he's not a crucial factor in their success
djax fid his thing with McNabb Vick and Foles. These dudes dont know anything
A coach is as good as his players dummy & that offense was clicking when Vick was at QB so yea...DJ & Shady
dude Djax had a name b4 chip Kelly hes a 3 time probowler thats the point
The same way Sherman was a thug for expressing himself after a clutch win/performance...y'all can label him why not Riley?
chip Kelly was the key to that offense. Nick foles also had a huge year
He thinks that DJ wasn't the key to that offense besides Shady
yet he still outperforms him by ALOT
if Riley Cooper is so racist then why would he play in a sport with mainly blacks? He said a slur while drunk out of anger.
Him & McCoy was the keys to that offense dummy, Riley only got 1on1 coverage cause DJ stretched the field
a product of the system everyone on that team had huge years. He's clearly not that important if they let him go
DJ was coming off his best season of his career tho...
their team stated it wasn't for that reason. Copper messed up but he still works hard. DJ obviously didn't
shows us that who is a racist..isn't as bad as since he knows gang members..Oops…
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Let me be great!... Pre workout got me feeling like Cassius Clay
Abolitionist Cassius Clay sent this original letter to the American Antislavery Society:
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I refugee from quatanimo bay.. Dance around de boarder like I'm Cassius Clay
"Clement Attlee, he was a boxer wasn't he?""No, prime minister." "Oh yeah, I was thinking of Cassius Clay."
1964 - Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali became heavyweight-boxing champion in an upset victory over Sonny Liston.
Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali first becoming Heavyweight Champion of the World
'Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.' Photography of Mohammed Ali // Cassius Clay
50 years ago today Muhammed Ali (then Cassius Clay) became the heavyweight champion of the world. Mad respect for one of the greatest.
Photo Of The Day: 50 Years Since Muhammad Ali Becomes Champ GREAT BRITAIN. London. 1966. World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali is scared by a bee while visiting a movie set. On February 25th, 1964, 22 year old Cassius Clay (who would soon after change his name to Muhammad Ali) beat Sonny Liston in an upset to become world […] The post Photo Of The Day appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
50 years ago today, before he was Mohammed Ali, Cassius Clay fought a famous fight in Miami Beach: .
FACTS: Today in Black History Feb. 26: 1966 - Andrew Brimmer became the first African American governor of the Federal Reserve Board. 1964 - On this day Cassius Clay changed his name to Muhammad Ali as he accepted the religion of Islam. 1933 - Godfrey Cambridge, actor and comedian was born. Alongside Bill Cosby, *** Gregory, and Nipsey Russell, he was acclaimed by Time magazine in 1965 as "one of the country's four most celebrated *** comedians." 1930 - The Green Pastures play opened at the Mansfield Theater. The play portrays episodes from the Old Testament as seen through the eyes of a young African American child in the Depression-era South. The Green Pastures also featured African American spirituals. The play was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1930. 1928 - Antoine "Fats" Domino, rhythm and blues, rock and roll pianist, singer-songwriter was born. He released five gold (million -copy-selling) records before 1955. 1920- Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson founded "Associated Publishers," (As ...
Good afternoon black history students...On this day in 1964 Cassius Clay changed his name to Mohammad Ali...He denounced the christian religion for Islam...
I don't care what J Edgar Hoover and the FBI say, Cassius Clay was too good for Sonny Liston who had been the best of his day. There was no fix Clay was a brilliant fighter and a great role model to lots of young people, particularly black ones.
Muhammad Ali: FBI probed 1964 Sonny Liston fight for match-fixing Muhammad Ali's first world title win over Sonny Liston was the subject of a match-fixing investigation by the FBI. Liston, who was a heavy favourite to win, retired after the seventh round as Ali - then known as Cassius Clay - became world champion at 22. Fifty years on, it has emerged that the FBI - led by director John Edgar Hoover - suspected Las Vegas gambler Ash Resnick of fixing the bout in Miami, Florida. No conclusive evidence was found. BBC Sport
The real Monuments Men, Oscar-style and Cassius Clay fighting Joe Frazier on a TV talk show. That'll be this week's then...
50 years ago tonite, Cassius Clay aka Mohammad Ali became the Heavyweight Champ of the World when he defeated Sonny Liston.
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Talking about Muhammad Ali on ESPN. My grandma met him when he still went by Cassius Clay. I always just laugh at the thought of that image.
50 years ago today underdog Cassius Clay beat champ Sonny Liston for world heavyweight crown -
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Ferdie Pacheco, “The Fight Doctor,” famously once said, “Cassius Clay was born in Louisville. Muhammad Ali was born in Miami.”
50 years to the day since Cassius Clay took a huge step towards becoming The Greatest -
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50 years ago today, Cassius Clay became known as “The King of the World” after his 6th round TKO of Sonny Liston.
50 years ago today Cassius Clay, now Muhammad Ali, shook up the world when he beat Sonny Liston for the world heavyweight title
50 years ago today, Cassius Clay (now known as Muhammed Ali) defeated Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship. http:…
Fifty years ago, he was an unbeaten challenger named Cassius Clay. One fight changed it all:
50 years ago today Cassius Clay fought Sonny Liston in the fight that made Muhammad Ali.
I became an avid follower and fan of Cassius Clay after I read a one page article on him in the February 15, 1963 issue of LIFE magazine. Even more so after TIME magazine did a cover story on him in their March 22, 1963 issue. 50 years ago tonight I listened to CKNW 'cause they were giving recaps of the fight between rounds. When they announced that Sonny Liston couldn't continue, I started yelling "He won! He won! Cassius Clay won!" February 1964 will always be my favourite month as six of my Top Ten highlights of my favourite year (1964) were in February.
50 years ago today, a 22-year-old named Cassius Clay upset Sonny Liston to become heavyweight champion. »
The fight that made Muhammad Ali: 50 years ago today, Cassius Clay beat Sonny Liston to win the heavyweight title.
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50 years ago today Cassius Clay beat. Sonny Liston's *** lol
50 years ago today, history was made. Cassius Clay versus Sonny Liston. .
It's been 50 years from today that in Miami Beach, a young man named Cassius Clay (later popularly known as Muhammad Ali) would shock the entire world when he defeated the World Heavyweight Champion, the late great Sonny Liston, for the title. After that, the rest is history and Ali's story has made numerous legendary chapters afterwards.
Muhammad Ali's first fight against Sonny Liston 50 years ago when he was still named Cassius Clay was suspected by the FBI of being fixed by the Mob.
On Feb. 25, 1964, Sonny Liston was a big favorite to retain his heavyweight championship. An upstart named Cassius Clay had a different idea and sports were never the same after that night in Miami Be...
02.25.1964 Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) defeats 8-1 favorite Sonny Liston to become the world Heavyweight boxing champion.
It was fifty years ago today when Cassius Clay, better known as Muhammad Ali, became the World Heavyweight Champion. The 22-year-old challenger from of Louis...
Cassius Clay's win over Sonny Liston 50 years ago dubbed "moment when the ... - CBS News
There can be only one. (Bill Bradshaw FFC) Today marks the 50th anniversary of 'The night the greatest was born'. 5 decades ago today, a brash young fighter named Cassius Clay stepped into a Miami Beach ring and ripped the world heavyweight title from the old lion Sonny Liston. The golden era was born and, though the name on the belt would change, Muhammad Ali/Cassius Clay would usher in the most exciting years the sport had seen since 'The Galveston Giant', Jack Johnson, defied the white establishment in 1908 to become the first 'colored' fighter to ever hold the established belt and the game would never be the same again. Johnson was a brilliant technical fighter, he had power, speed, flair and personality...bags of it. The days of the upright, uptight, single dimensional pugilist was over and Johnson regaled the world with silky skills that paved the way for the likes of Marciano, Ezzard Charles, Jersey Joe Walcott, Patterson and Liston. But a whole new phase in boxing was born when Ali exploded onto t ...
18th February 1964, the band meets boxer Cassius Clay - later to become Muhammad Ali
Various February 18 Music Events Events February 18, 1927: The "first great voice of the air," Jessica Dragonette, makes her radio debut on Cities Service Concerts. February 18, 1938: Bob Hope's film The Big Broadcast of 1938 debuts in New York. The film introduces Hope's signature song, "Thanks For The Memory." February 18, 1959: While on leave from the US Army in Paris, Elvis Presley visits the famous Lido Club, performing an impromptu show there. February 18, 1964: While vacationing in Miami during their first trip to America, the Beatles engage in a photo shoot with heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay, better known later as Muhammed Ali. Clay: "You guys got to be making a lot of money. You ain't as dumb as you look." John Lennon: "No, but you are." That night the group visits a local drive-in to watch the new Elvis film Fun In Acapulco. February 18, 1968: David Gilmour joins Pink Floyd as the replacement for founding member and guitarist Syd Barrett, who had already checked into a psychiatric hospital due ...
Great programme on R4 now on when the met Cassius Clay. The photos are rather nice too!
Join us! The Park Circle Film Society and Community Cinema Charleston present The Trials of Muhammad Ali Sunday, February 16 @ 4:00 pm Old Village Community Building 4820 Jenkins Avenue North Charleston From joining the controversial Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, from his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War in the name of protesting racial inequality to his global humanitarian work, Muhammad Ali remains an inspiring and controversial figure. Outspoken and passionate in his beliefs, Ali found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent. Directed by Academy Award-nominated director Bill Siegel, The Trials of Muhammad Ali examines how one of the most celebrated sports champions of the 20th century risked fame and fortune to follow his faith and conscience.
Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali showing off his cash in 1963
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actually Cassius Clay was a black Irishman
which woiuld you rather, that Marianne Moore buys your first book or that she reads it and you are seventeen and true she was given a copy by my publishers? And anyway she wrote me: "David Shapiro is an accomplished man and artist. He is not stark en ough. I too late dynamite." And she praised me at the Y. What more do I need on my dancing card, when the hydrant is open and the teacher is whirling like a S ufi? And she also praised Cassius Clay? It's in her collected prose now. I sent a mimeo book to Frank OI":Hara in l962 and he apologized for getting some poems published in The Flopating Bear? And he had no criticisms to make, he said, and anyway isn't most critique just the preference of one for another? He apologized to me! Leroi Jones at that time walked me to the subway for safety. Franbk screamed at his mother obver the ;lhone.And asked me whether I didn't find James Dean sentimental as KK did? And the world danced on. Should I have w2aited for someone to publish it?Kenneth had a mental list of ...
My name is NOT Cassius Clay say it here or announce it on your back.
My name is not Cassius Clay. That is a slave name. I am a free man. My name is Muhammad Ali
I feel like Cassius Clay... let me be great
Somewhere N America Miley Cyrus is twerk N. If hustler keep put N your work in. Like cassius clay in his hay..rumble young man. Rumble. .
But there's a shop on the corner that's selling papier mache. Making bullet-proof faces, Charlie Manson, Cassius Clay.
AFRICAN POEMS: I AM A KHAFE Written by Knox Knox MahlabaI am a Khafre I’ve been called by many a name Childhood nicknames Family pet names Apparently what I call myself immaterial Others choosing to christen me as they choose Forced to carry a foreign name A name alien to my culture Bear the load of an unwanted name Given many such names Some do not appear in any documentation Aliases used behind my back Boy, *** Thug Inspired by The Champ Like Kunta Kente Forsaking his slave name Opting for a chosen identity Embracing his heritage Ali The Great King of the Rumble in the Jungle Chanting Ali, Ali, Ali Turning my back on Confirmation My apologies to The Pope The Vatican can do without another convert I don’t want another unwanted name Aiding and abetting Kwame Ture Killing Stokely Carmichael Lynching Cassius Clay Burying Dona Richards Forsaking all my unwanted names Deemed a kaffir, AKA kafir Forgive me For raising such a thorny subject It’s been piercing my heart for years My people insulted, den ...
If your name was Cassius Marcellus Clay you wouldn't change it, I mean what a name
call him Cassius Clay the whole way through to minimise audience confusion
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