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1964 Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston title fight

Item # 704952

March 05, 1964

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, March 5, 1964

* Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) vs. Sonny Liston (1st)
* Famous boxing's World Heavyweight Championship
* One of the greatest sports moments of the 20th century

Pages 4 & 5 has a first hand report by Lawrence Shainberg on the recent boxing heavyweight championship fight between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston.
I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time.
It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City.
Complete with 20 pages, tabloid size, one fold along the center, nice condition.

Provenance note: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Rare as such.

Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. Please purchase with discretion.

Category: The 20th Century