Muhammed Ali, formerly Cassius Clay, training at the Territorial Army Gymnasium in London, UK, 1966. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he began his boxing career by winning the Olympic amateur light-heavyweight title at Rome in 1960. Once he turned professional he won the world heavyweight title in 1964 by defeating Sonny Liston in seven rounds. In 1964 he joined the Black Muslim sect, changing his name to Muhammed Ali and refused military service on religious grounds for which he was imprisoned and stripped of his title. This he regained, twice. He retired in 1981. | Location: Territorial Army Gymnasium, White City, London, England, UK.
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