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By Quierra Luck On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Muhammad Ali Boxing Gloves Sells For $836k (Photo)

How much would you pay for the gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when he fought Sonny Liston in 1964? Got about $1M lying around? The gloves, pictured below, sold for $836,500. Ali wore the gloves in his iconic match More...

By BSO Staff On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Ali-Liston Gloves Going to Auction: $1 Million Expected

This iconic photo was taken during the infamous rematch between Ali-Liston for the heavyweight title, where many believe Liston took a dive in the first round. “Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, More...

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

FBI Thought Ali-Liston Fight May Have Been Rigged By Mob

Muhammad Ali’s defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964 stunned everyone and catapulted the young Cassius Clay, who that night proclaimed himself as “The King of the World,” to the top of the boxing world. But Liston’s More...

By Erin Simon On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Ali’s 1st Heavyweight Champ Fight Gloves are Up for Auction

The People’s Champion gloves are going up for auction, allowing the public to bid for a “great piece of history.” Muhammad Ali’s gloves that were worn against Sonny Liston on Feb. 25, 1964 More...

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