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Ali memorabilia expected to fetch a knockout price

8th February, 2015
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Bidding for the gloves from Ali v Liston 1964 will start at $500,000

Boxing fans will want a ringside seat when the gloves worn by Ali and Liston during their controversial 1964 bout are auctioned. The catch? Bidding starts at $500,000.

The story of the most controversial boxing match in history began when, two minutes into the first round, 23-year-old Muhammad Ali floored world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. Fifty years on, the boxing gloves that both fighters wore will go under the hammer in New York this month, with bidding...

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