'I'm a Little Special'
Everybody is familiar with the public image of the challenger for Sonny Liston's heavyweight title: a loudmouth and braggart who spouts obvious verse. What Clay has seldom let the world see is the sober, ambitious man inside the child's skin. Here, at last, he reveals his true nature, in which zaniness is always a calculated ingredient
LISTON'S EDGE: A LETHAL LEFT
Sonny Liston is heavily favored to retain his championship, but it is a mistake to count Clay out until Sonny has nailed him. Clay is strong, and if he can avoid Liston's paralyzing left he can, just possibly, win