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Cassius Clay’s age when he won title

Today’s question: When Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) beat Sonny Liston to win the heavyweight title with a seventh round TKO, how old was he?

Yesterday’s question and answer: After winning Olympic gold and turning professional, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali was sponsored by a group of Louisville businessmen who hired his first pro trainer. What legendary boxer did they hire as his trainer? Answer: Archie Moore. Moore was soon released as he proved too strict for the free-spirited Clay. Two years later he was also the victim of a fourth round knockout at the hands of Clay.

On February 18, 1964, The Beatles were in Miami Beach to perform on the Ed Sullivan show and were taken to the training camp of boxer Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali.

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