Cassius Clay / Sonny Banks Wire Photo
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Cassius Clay / Sonny Banks Wire Photo

Item # PH-6711


Black and white 8 x 10" wire photo used to publicize Clay's eleventh professional fight against Sonny Banks at Madison Square Garden, February 10, 1962. Clay was knocked down for the first time in his career, but ultimately defeated Banks in four rounds. Distributed by the UPI with original press notes still attached. In excellent condition.

Fight History


Madison Square Garden, NY
February 10, 1962
Clay won a 4th round TKO

Best known as the first fighter to drop Cassius Clay, Banks was an employee of the Ford Motor Company who boxed to bring in extra income. Early on, he was a sparring partner for Sonny Liston. When Banks fought Clay ... Read More

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