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Muhammad Ali

Fight-by-Fight Career Record

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Portrait of American boxer Cassius Clay (who changed his name to Muhammad Ali in 1964) as he raises his fists above his head and growls fiercely, early 1960s.
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Record: 56 Wins, 5 Loss, 37 KOs
Born: Jan. 17, 1942 -- Louisville, KY

1960
29 Oct -- Tunney Hunsaker, Louisville, KY -- W 6
27 Dec -- Herb Siler, Miami Beach, FL -- KO 4

1961
17 Jan -- Tony Esperti, Miami Beach, FL -- KO 3
6 Feb -- Ingemar Johansson, Miami Beach, FL -- Spar 2
7 Feb -- Jim Robinson, Miami Beach, FL -- KO 1
21 Feb -- Donnie Fleeman, Miami Beach, FL -- KO 7
19 Apr -- Lamar Clark, Louisville, KY -- KO 2
26 Jun -- Duke Sabedong, Las Vegas, NV -- W 10
22 Jul -- Alonzo Johnson, Louisville, KY -- W 10
7 Oct -- Alex Miteff, Louisville, KY -- KO 6
29 Nov -- Willi Besmanoff, Louisville, KY -- KO 7

1962
19 Feb -- Sonny Banks, New York, NY -- KO 4
28 Mar -- Don Warner, Miami Beach, FL -- KO 4
23 Apr -- George Logan, Los Angeles, CA -- KO 6
19 May -- Billy Daniels, New York, NY -- KO 7
20 Jul -- Alejandro Lavorante, Los Angeles, CA -- KO 5
15 Nov -- Archie Moore, Los Angeles, CA -- KO 4

1963
24 Jan -- Charlie Powell, Pittsburgh, PA -- KO 3
13 Mar -- Doug Jones, New York, NY -- W 10
18 Jun -- Henry Cooper, London -- KO 5

1964
25 Feb -- Sonny Liston, Miami Beach, FL -- KO 7
(Won World Heavyweight Title)

1965
25 May -- Sonny Liston, Lewiston, ME -- KO 1
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
31 Jul -- Jimmy Ellis, San Juan, PR -- Exh. 3
31 Jul -- Cody Jones, San Juan, PR -- Exh. 3
16 Aug -- Cody Jones, Goteborg, Sweden -- Exh. 2
16 Aug -- Jimmy Ellis, Goteborg, Sweden -- Exh. 2
20 Aug -- Jimmy Ellis, London -- Exh. 4
20 Aug -- Cody Jones, Paisley, Scotland -- Exh. 4
22 Nov -- Floyd Patterson, Las Vegas, NV -- KO 12
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)

1966
29 Mar -- George Chuvalo, Toronto -- W 15
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
21 May -- Henry Cooper, London -- KO 6
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
6 Aug -- Brian London, London -- KO 3
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
10 Sep -- Karl Mildenberger, Frankfurt, Germany -- KO 12
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
14 Nov -- Cleveland Williams, Houston, TX -- KO 3
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)

1967
6 Feb -- Ernie Terrell, Houston, TX -- W 15
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
22 Mar -- Zora Folley, New York, NY -- KO 7
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
15 Jun -- Alvin Lewis, Detroit, MI -- Exh. 3
15 Jun -- Orvill Qualls, Detroit, MI -- Exh. 3

1970
20 Jan -- Rocky Marciano (movie/computer fight) -- TKO by 8
?? Sep -- Rufus Braswell -- Exh. 2
?? Sep -- Johnny Hudgins -- Exh. 2
?? Sep -- George Hill -- Exh. 4
26 Oct -- Jerry Quarry, Atlanta, GA -- KO 3
7 Dec -- Oscar Bonavena, New York, NY -- KO 15

1971
8 Mar -- Joe Frazier, New York, NY -- L 15
(For World Heavyweight Title)
25 Jun -- J.D. McCauley, Dayton, OH -- Exh. 2
25 Jun -- Eddie Brooks, Dayton, OH -- Exh. 3
25 Jun -- Rufus Brassell, Dayton, OH -- Exh. 3
30 Jun -- Alex Mack, Charleston, SC -- Exh. 3
30 Jun -- Eddie Brooks, Charleston, SC -- Exh. 4
26 Jul -- Jimmy Ellis, Houston, TX -- KO 12
21 Aug -- Lancer Johnson, Caracas -- Exh. 4
21 Aug -- Eddie Brooks, Caracas -- Exh. 4
23 Aug -- Lancer Johnson, Port of Spain, Trinidad -- Exh. 4
23 Aug -- Eddie Brooks, Port of Spain, Trinidad -- Exh. 2
6 Nov -- James Summerville, Buenos Aires -- Exh. 5
6 Nov -- Miguel Paez, Buenos Aires -- Exh. 5
17 Nov -- Buster Mathis, Houston, TX -- W 12
26 Dec -- Jurgen Blin, Zurich, Switzerland -- KO 7

1972
1 Apr -- Mac Foster, Tokyo -- W 15
1 May -- George Chuvalo, Vancouver, Canada -- W 12
29 Jun -- Jerry Quarry, Las Vegas, NV -- KO 7
1 Jul -- Lonnie Bennett, Los Angeles, CA -- Exh. 2
1 Jul -- Eddie Jones, Los Angeles, CA -- Exh. 2
1 Jul -- Billy Ryan, Los Angeles, CA -- Exh. 2
1 Jul -- Charley James, Los Angeles, CA -- Exh. 2
1 Jul -- Rudy Clay, Los Angeles, CA -- Exh. 2
19 Jul -- Al Lewis, Dublin -- KO 11
1 Aug -- Gregorio Peralta, Barcelona, Spain -- Exh. 8
24 Aug -- Obie English, Baltimore, MD -- Exh. 4
24 Aug -- Ray Anderson, Baltimore, MD -- Exh. 2
24 Aug -- Alonzo Johnson, Baltimore, MD -- Exh. 2
24 Aug -- George Hill, Baltimore, MD -- Exh. 2
28 Aug -- Alonzo Johnson, Cleveland, OH -- Exh. 2
28 Aug -- Amos Johnson, Cleveland, OH -- Exh. 2
28 Aug -- Terry Daniels, Cleveland, OH -- Exh. 2
28 Aug -- Rodney Greene, Cleveland, OH -- Exh. 1
28 Aug -- Gary Dee, Cleveland, OH -- Exh. 1
20 Sep -- Floyd Patterson, New York, NY -- KO 7
11 Oct -- John Dennis, Boston, MA -- Exh. 2
11 Oct -- Cliff McDonald, Boston, MA -- Exh. 2
11 Oct -- Doug Kirk, Boston, MA -- Exh. 2
11 Oct -- Ray Anderson, Boston, MA -- Exh. 2
11 Oct -- Paul Raymond, Boston, MA -- Exh. 2
18 Nov -- Al Jones, Johannesburg, S.A. -- Exh. ?
21 Nov -- Bob Foster, Stateline, NV -- KO 8
28 Nov -- Charlie Boston, Salem, Va -- Exh. 2
28 Nov -- Jimmy Wingfield, Salem, Va -- Exh. 2
28 Nov -- John Jordan, Salem, Va -- Exh. 2
28 Nov -- Alonzo Johnson, Salem, Va -- Exh. 2

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