Cassius Clay vs. Jim Robinson

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Cassius Clay (soon Muhammad Ali) fought Jim Robinson in a boxing match at Miami Beach Convention Center on February 7, 1961. Clay won the fight through a technical knockout when the referee stopped the fight in the first round. Robinson was a last minute replacement for another fighter who was supposed to fight Clay on the night of the fight; this was Robinson's second professional boxing match.[1][2][3][4][5]


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  2. ^ Thomas Hauser (1991). Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times. Simon & Schuster. p. 37.
  3. ^ Felix Dennis & Don Atyeo (2003). Muhammad Ali: The Glory Years. miramax books. p. 54.
  4. ^ "Where have you gone, Mr. Robinson?". News. 20 December 2003. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  5. ^ Michael Ezra (2009). Muhammad Ali:The Making of an Icon. Temple University Press. pp. 29–30.