Downtown Miami

I Shook Up The World

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston fight at HistoryMiami

February 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

101 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida 33130


Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston fight. Relive this pivotal moment in sports history with the following insiders:

  • Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, former personal physician & Clay cornerman
  • Ramiro Ortiz, Florida Boxing Hall of Fame historian & HistoryMiami President/CEO
  • Don Cogswell, author, boxing historian & member of the International Boxing Research Organization
  • Jimmy Dundee, son of legendary trainer Angelo Dundee
  • Suzanne Dundee Bonner, daughter of renowned boxing promoter Chris Dundee
  • Howard Kleinberg, author and long-time editor of The Miami News

HistoryMiami Members: Be the first to register for this limited capacity event! Register exclusively online by February 14 and reserve your spot before registration is open to the general public. First-come, first-served basis.

On February 25, 1964, Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) made history when he defeated reigning heavyweight champion Sonny Liston in a match that took place at the Miami Beach Convention Hall.

Revisit one of the greatest upsets in boxing history through artwork, rare artifacts and never-before-seen photographs by Miami Herald photographers. Items on display include trainer Angelo Dundee’s corner kit, tickets, promotions and other event ephemera from the Hank Kaplan Boxing Archive at Brooklyn College Library, and paintings by Ferdie Pacheco, Ali’s former physician and cornerman.
Exhibition: February 15, 2014 - March 30, 2014

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