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Clay vs Cooper T shirt

£ 29.00

Clay's first fight with Henry Cooper (18 June 1963) began to make his legend. Shots of Cooper's bloodied face and the quick thinking of Angelo Dundee kept Clay's career on track. The fight had been dramatic. In his dressing room after the fight he was visited by Jack Nilson, manager of Sonny Liston. ‘I've flown three thousand miles to tell you we're ready,' Nilson said. Cassius was to fight for the Heavyweight Title he believed was his destiny. (Angelo Dundee kept things on track by extending the split in Clay's glove which had been damaged in the fourth round. The glove replacement extended the break between the 4th and 5th rounds to Clay's clear advantage, the stakes - the Liston title fight - were very high.)

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