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Greatest Knockouts: Ali vs. Williams

Updated: September 28, 2006, 7:26 PM ET
By Bert Randolph Sugar | Boxing Historian

Muhammad Ali vs. Cleveland Williams Nov. 14, 1966 -- The Astrodome, Houston, Texas

On Monday, Nov. 14, 1966, two men out of Houston were making headlines around the world: James Lovell and Buzz Aldrin, aboard the Gemini 12 spacecraft, were passing over the United States for the fourth time. But the eyes of the boxing world were focused instead on two other men in Houston: heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali (a.k.a. Cassius Clay) and challenger Cleveland Williams, who were fighting ...

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