Cassius Clay vs. Billy Daniels

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Cassius Clay (soon Muhammad Ali) fought Billy Daniels in a ten-round boxing match at St. Nicholas Arena in New York City on May 19, 1962. Clay won the fight through a technical knockout when the referee stopped the fight in the seventh round.The fight featured a series of clinches and calls of "break" from the referee. Clay was ahead on points when the referee stopped the fight after a cut opened above Daniels' left eyebrow. At the time of the stoppage, referee Mark Conn had Clay ahead 5-1, and judges Artie Aidala and Leo Birnbaum had him in front 4-2. Both Daniels and Clay had been undefeated up till this bout.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


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