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.
Digital Access For Only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.