Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Muhammad Ali’s iconic knockout picture from his 1965 Sonny Liston rematch hits the auction block this weekend. Taken by famed photographer, Neil Leifer, the starting bid for the piece of history is $160,000, but auctioneers expect the winning bid to reach over $600,000. The knockout from the picture is a legendary career moment for Ali and essentially launched his stardom. The photo also comes with a handwritten message from Ali.
See Muhammad Ali: Liston Knockout Pic Hits Auction . . . Could Sell for $600k!!, TMZ, November 29, 2016.