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This Week in History: Muhammad Ali won his first world heavyweight boxing title

Posted at 1:54 PM, Feb 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-25 15:54:13-05

It was February 25, 1964 when Cassius Clay became the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion.

He would later became known as Muhammad Ali.

Ali was just 22-years-old when he knocked out the current Heavyweight Boxing Champ Sonny Liston in the seventh round.

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