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Muhammad Ali gloves go for $837K

Updated: February 23, 2014, 11:00 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore when he won the world heavyweight championship for the first time sold at auction for $836,500 on Saturday night.

The Heritage Auction took place almost 50 years to the day, Feb. 25, 1964, after Ali -- then known as Cassius Clay -- shook the world by stopping Sonny Liston, who quit on his stool after the sixth round in Miami Beach, Fla.

The final price of the auctioned gloves included a 19.5 percent buyer's premium.

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