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PHILLY BOXING HISTORY - Boxing Tickets - 1950s

- Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier billboard. Frazier defeated Ali for the unified heavyweight championship. (1971)

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Floyd Patterson KOs McNeeley This Day in Boxing History December 4, 1961

Wilfred Benítez (born September 12, 1958 in New York, New York), is a Puerto Rican boxer. He is remembered best as a skilled and aggressive fighter with exceptional defensive abilities who won world championships in three separate weight divisions, and was the youngest world champion in boxing history at the age of 17. Benitez has been a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame since 1996.

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September 5, 1960: Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) captures light heavyweight gold medal at the Rome Olympics. Photo: Jerry Cooke/Sports Illustrated/Getty

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Boxing History - Bing images

Muhammad Ali - (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) Boxer, Philanthropist - born 01/17/1942 Louisville, Kentucky. Muhammad Ali is considered one of the greatest athletes in boxing history, winning both the coveted Golden Gloves title and an Olympic gold medal, among several other honors.

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