Boxing - Muhammad Ali - London
World heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) receiving a trophy from British Boxing Board of Control Secretary Teddy Waltham in his dressing room after retaining his world title by beating Henry Cooper. The referee stopped the fight at the Arsenal Stadium, Highbury in the sixth round when blood was streaming from Cooper's eye.
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Boxing/Cooper v Ali/Fifth round
British boxer Henry Cooper (left) challenging World Heavyweight boxing Champion Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), during the first round of their fight at the Arsenal Stadium, London. 12/12/99: Ali named "Sports Personality of the Century". * ...by viewers of BBC television television's Sports Personality of the Year programme. *17/01/02: Ali celebrates his 60th birthday.
Boxing - Muhammad Ali - Sparring - Territorial Army Drill Hall, White City
World Heavyweight Champion of the World, Muhammad Ali, drops to the canvas during sparring with Jimmy Tibbs. Ali however was only fooling around for the media and the fans. Muhammad Ali was preparing for a fight with Henry Cooper in which he would retain his title via a 6th round stoppage.
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