Muhammad Ali During Some Of His Famous Moments from the 60s and 70s

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Muhammad Ali During Some Of His Famous Moments from the 60s and 70s

Muhammad Ali was a living legend and an outstanding boxer. Here are some memorable moments and fights from his life.

Muhammad Ali dodges a punch from Joe Frazier at the "Fight of the Century"March 8, 1971. Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis
Muhammad Ali dodges a punch from Joe Frazier at the “Fight of the Century” on March 8, 1971. Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis




Muhammad Ali taunting Joe Frazier during training for their fight in 1971. Photograph: John Shearer/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image
Muhammad Ali taunting Joe Frazier before their fight in 1971. Photograph: John Shearer/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image
Stevie Wonder and Muhammad Ali at the Apollo in 1963 – Photograph: Redferns 
On 15 September 1978 Ali defeats Leon Spinks and goes on to win the title for the world heavyweight champion the third time in his career. He was the first fighter to do so. After this fight, he retired from boxing and only made a brief reappearance two years later. Photograph: Dirck Halstead/Getty Images
Muhammad Ali was known to be a loudmouth when it came to his opponents. This was his response. 1963 Photograph: Bob Thomas/Bob Thomas/Getty Images 
February 01, 1964. Malcolm X standing behind Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) after he beat Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship of the world. Photograph: Bob Gomel/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty
Muhammad Ali talks down a suicidal man off the ninth floor of a building in Los Angeles, 1981. Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis
A shot of Ali after a training session in Miami in 1966. Photograph: Gordon Parks/AP
Winners of the 1960 Olympic medals for light heavyweight boxing in Rome: Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali). Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images
Ali and George Foreman, before Ali’s second fight with Jerry Quarry Photograph: Neil Leifer/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images
Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)versus Floyd Patterson during the World Heavyweight Championship fight. Ali won that particular fight with a technical knockout in the 12th round. 25th November 1965. Photograph: Allsport/Getty Images
Photograph: Jess Tan/AP
Photograph: Harry Benson/Hulton
Muhammad Ali looks as world champion George Foreman goes down in the eighth round Oct. 30, 1974. Photograph: RED/AP
Muhammad Ali and one Million Dollars, 1963. Photograph: Howard Bingham
A multiple-exposure portrait of Muhammad Ali demonstrating “Ali Double-Clutch Shuffle” 1966. Photograph: Neil Leifer/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images
Louisville, Kentucky, 1963. Photograph: James Drake/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Sammy Davis Jr gets some pointers from Muhammad Ali in January 1965 after one of the comedian’s shows. Photograph: Bettmann/CORBIS
Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, May 25, 1965, in Lewiston, Maine. Photograph: John Rooney/Associated Press
January 24, 1963. Ali in his locker room on the night of his fight vs. Charles Powell. Photograph: James Drake/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
February 25, 1964. Cassius Clay ecstatic after winning the world heavyweight boxing title from Sonny Liston. Ali rushes around the ring, screaming ‘I am the greatest!’. Photograph: Photoshot/Getty Images
Ali walking back to his corner after KO of Cleveland Williams at the Houston Astrodome, Nov. 14, 1966. Photograph: Neil Leifer/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

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