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Ali pummels Patterson to regain title

Updated: October 14, 2005, 5:11 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Nov. 22, 1965

Though he changed his name after defeating Sonny Liston for the heavyweight crown last year, The New York Times, like most of the media, continues to call the champion Cassius Clay instead of Muhammad Ali.

About the champ's second title defense, The Times' Robert Lipsyte writes: "Like a little boy pulling off the wings of a butterfly piecemeal, Cassius Clay mocked and humiliated and punished Floyd Patterson for almost 12 rounds tonight until the referee ...

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