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Unbeaten Cassius Clay to Face Unbeaten Billy Daniels Saturday Night

May 12, 1962 - Something’s got to give Saturday night when two irresistible fighting forces meet at the St. Nicholas Arena in a 10-round heavyweight bout. Cassius Clay, the self-proclaimed future heavyweight champion of the world and winner of all 13 of his professional bouts, will meet Billy Daniels, an equally undefeated and equally confident fighter. Clay, who is from Louisville, won the light-heavyweight championship at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. Since turning pro in 1960, he has scored 10 knockouts. His last three fights ended in the fourth round. Daniels, a Brooklyn product and a former Golden Gloves East-West champion, has won all 16 of his professional fights, 7 by knockout.

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