Category: Floyd Patterson

Ebony covers from 1957

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 22: Heavyweight contender Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali) taunts Sonny Liston who just defeated former champion Floyd Patterson to retain his heavyweight crown) on July 22, 1963 in Las Vegas Nevada.

He is also pictured with Sam Cooke

Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali cover Esquire (August 1966)

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Muhammad Ali with singer Sam Cooke during Floyd Patterson vs Sonny Liston fight at the Convention Center in Las Vegas, July 1963.