All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sonny Liston’

Muhammad Ali’s Infamous Gloves Sell For $860,500 at Auction

Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves from his first championship fight in Miami Beach nearly half a century ago sold at an auction in New York on Saturday, bringing over four times what they had been expected to sell for. An unnamed buyer at the Heritage Auctions Sports’ Platinum Night Auction bought the historical gloves for $860,500. Heritage Auctions recently said that …

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Muhammad Ali’s Legendary Gloves Sell for $836,500

Muhammad Ali beat Sonny Liston to win his very first heavyweight title 50 years ago. Marking the special anniversary, his gloves from that fight were auctioned off on Saturday for $836,500, according to AFP. Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) was already an up and coming star when he fought Liston, after much taunting on his part. He won the …

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