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Photo Archive Friday

Sonny Liston punking Cassius Clay

Sonny Liston punk'd Cassius Clay

This photo is from the Burnis McCloud photographic collection

photo shows L-R

Unidentified male

Cassius Clay (Mohamed Ali) Heavy Weight Boxing Champ

Unidentified male

Bill Grant

Sonny Liston (Heavy Weight Boxing Champ)

Joe Louis (Heavy Weight Boxing Champ)

The poster reads "? Cassius ? that we have signed. I don't want nothin' to happen to you - I am sending my picture along to guard you! Sonny" 

Poster was printed by Paul's Studio 5335 E. Colfax 355-3513