Boxing: Ali’s 1964 Fight-Worn Gloves Go for $836500

Muhammad Ali’s 1964 boxing gloves auctioned.

The boxing gloves Ali- then known as Cassius Clay- wore on February 25, 1964, when he faced Sonny Liston in the ring, and subsequently won his first Heavyweight Championship, brought $836,500 on February 22, 2014 as part of Heritage Auctions’ Sports Platinum Night Auction, almost 50 years exactly from the day of the fight.

The Gloves Muhammad Ali Won When He Defeated Sonny Liston.
The Gloves Muhammad Ali Won When He Defeated Sonny Liston.

The final price includes 19.5% Buyer’s premium. The gloves were purchased by a collector that wished to remain unidentified.

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