Originally Posted by BillB
If Clay had lost in Lewiston, the Clay-Patterson fight wouldn't have been worth anything.
The Cassius Clay vs. Floyd Patterson bout in Las Vegas.
Inter-Continental-Promotions reaped in 20%, $1,000,000 plus.
Had Sonny defeated Cassius Clay in May 1965, there was no place to go.
Sonny was also banned from fighting in Canada, so a George Chuvalo
bout was impossible.