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Old 08-12-2012, 09:33 AM   #17
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Default Re: Amos Johnson 'How I Beat Cassius Clay'

Originally Posted by Senor Pepe' View Post
Between January 1960 and March 1961,

'Atom Amos' Johnson was bouncing between Chicago, Illinois and Stockton, California -
pling up ome good wins, enroute to an 8-1-1 (4 KO's) record.

By March 1961, the 22 year-old, 6' 3" 183 lb. U.S. Marine/Professional Boxer
re-entered the U.S. Military, to 'ask not what your country can do for you, but
what you can do for your country'.

Later 'Atom Amos' Johnson said, " I guess Cassius Clay didn't understand that statement.'

Clay was more of an "ask what you can do for Elijah Muhammad" kind of guy.
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