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Today in Photographs: July 20, 1962


Today in Photographs: July 20, 1962


Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, poses with Alejandro Lavorante before their fight at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Clay predicted "Lavorante will fall in five" -- which he did. Later that year Lavorante was beaten by John Riggins at the Olympic Auditorium, slipped into a coma and died.

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