Rahman Ali

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Rahman Ali
Statistics
Nickname(s) Rudy Clay
Rated at Heavyweight
Nationality United States American
Born (1943-07-18) July 18, 1943 (age 70)
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 18
Wins 14
Wins by KO 7
Losses 3
Draws 1
No contests 0

Rahman Ali (born July 18, 1943) is an American former heavyweight boxer. He was born as Rudolph Valentino Clay and was known as Rudy Clay.[1]

Biography[edit]

Rahman Ali is the son of Odessa Clay and younger brother of Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali).[2] Rahman and Muhammad started boxing in a Louisville, Kentucky amateur boxing league. While his brother went to the 1960 Olympics Rahman was not selected and remained amateur until February 25, 1964, the night his brother won one of his heavyweight titles over Sonny Liston. As a professional boxer Rahman won 14 bouts, lost 3, and had one draw. In his career he knocked out seven opponents and was only knocked out once. After back to back losses ending with Rahman being knocked out by Jack O'Halloran he retired from professional boxing.[3]

Professional boxing record[edit]

14 Wins (7 knockouts, 7 decisions), 3 Losses (1 knockout, 2 decisions), 1 Draw [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 26-15-2 United States Jack O'Halloran KO 8 13/09/1972 United States San Diego, California
Loss 12-15-2 United States Roy Wallace PTS 10 08/05/1972 United States Niles, Ohio
Draw 4-3 United States Jasper Evans PTS 10 22/01/1972 United States Denver, Colorado
Win 13-16-1 United States Joe "Toy Block" Byrd TKO 4 16/12/1971 United States Kalamazoo, Michigan
Win 7-9-2 United States Harold "70's Version" Carter TKO 3 27/10/1971 United States O'Hare Port Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Win 6-1 United States Larry Beilfuss TKO 2 13/09/1971 United States Milwaukee Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Win 18-10-1 Trinidad and Tobago Carl "Tank" Baker MD 10 30/04/1971 Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain
Win 5-1 Jamaica Peter Robinson TKO 2 23/04/1971 Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain
Win 14-24-2 Jamaica Stamford Harris PTS 10 16/04/1971 Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain
Win 0-3-1 Clement Greenidge PTS 10 09/04/1971 Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain
Loss 14-1-2 Republic of Ireland Danny McAlinden PTS 6 08/03/1971 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Win 1-12-1 United States Howard Darlington PTS 4 07/12/1970 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Win -- Hurricane Grant KO 3 26/10/1970 United States Atlanta City Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia
Win 2-2 United States Tommy Howard UD 10 11/08/1970 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win -- Fairchild Hope TKO 2 11/02/1966 The Bahamas Nassau
Win -- Buster Reed KO 2 25/05/1965 United States St. Dominic's Hall, Lewiston, Maine
Win 14-8-2 United States Levi Forte UD 10 28/04/1965 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win 4-2 United States Chip Johnson PTS 4 25/02/1964 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida

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