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[VIDEO] Feb. 25, 1964 | Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston

Feb. 25, 1964 - Enjoy tonight’s heavyweight championship fight at Miami Beach, Fla., between Sonny Liston and 22-year-old challenger Cassius Clay. Liston, in his second title defense, weighed in today at 218 pounds. Clay, in his 20th professional fight, weighed 210½ pounds. The oddsmakers have made Liston a 7-1 favorite. In a pre-fight poll conducted by UPI, the champion was favored by 43 of 46 writers covering the fight.


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