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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 23, 1967, Tokyo, Japan New York cocky but charitable Cassius Clay rules an overwhelming 51 Choice Over 34yearold Zora Folley in the ninth defense of his heavyweight boxing championship wednesday night at Madison Square i May let him go 15 rounds to give the commercials a Chance to the puckish of the games Al time said in a preflight Ala Collae a rugged old War Liscs who has been knocking at the title door for 10 years without Ever getting a appeared g u a r d d 1 y con got experience and a Good said father of Cassius makes i think i can take advantage of i think i have a real Good Chance to fight time in the historic bracing for its first heavyweight title bout in 16 is an estimated expected to push the live Gate to a Garden the bout will be televised nationally by a special network but blacked out Over a 90mile radius of new it also will be seen live in Japan and parts of the 25yearold who has treated past opponents with mixed disdain and sadistic has been unusually kind in his preflight relations with a Young Man giving due respect to an Zora is the Best Boxer among the contenders and deserves the up heavyweight Cas Sius Clay tuesday asked the sixth circuit court of appeals for an injunction to halt his induction april 11 into the Clay appealed a decision last wednesday by District court judge James Gordon in Owens who refused to Grant the injunction against Louisville local draft Board the Champion who prefers to be known As Muli Ammad Ali con tended he was not Given a fair hearing on appeals As a Black Muslim minister because there were no negroes on his local Board or on the Kentucky select Ive service appeals Clay contended in his petition that Kentucky Edward Breathitt will continue to Nomi Nate Only White citizens to local boards and appeals boards of the selective service system in the state of the petition also said these boards would continue to induct and Rule on appeals by negroes in a manner which unfairly discriminates against negroes in favor of White citizens similarly Clay has been fighting his re classification to a for Ever a year and has exhausted All appeals routes As outlined by selective service the heavyweight Champion is represented by Hayden Covington of new considered to be an expert in selective service Covington has said he will take the Battle All the Way to the supreme court if Clay listed an Erastus x Wil Liams of Louisville As a Copeti Toner in the court Clay and Williams asked the court to set aside the nations draft until More negroes Are appointed to serve on state and local draft the motion for leave to Appeal from the Louisville courts Deci Sion said Clay would suffer irreparable injury if he is in i it said Clay and his Herbert had entered into contracts for a heavyweight championship fight in May 27 a 000 exhibition bout in san puerto april and a continued on Page 3 Gness who if you answer Cassius Clay or Muhammad All the name he you Are heres the heavyweight Champion of the world pecking from behind sunglasses in exposition Hall in the basement of new Yorks Madison Square Garden As he watches one of challenger Zora volleys last Clay was asked to leave the premises both fighters used the Hall for training but at different their title fight is wednesday night in the the Champion but i am the Clay refused to predict a Knock out although his Angelo forecast that the referee would be counting the final toll Over policy prostrate form in the fourth in not a knockout Cassius i dont have the lie he wanted people to know he was for a Man without a Clay has done a Good Job of keep ing his fights he has scored 28 22 by if he stops it would Mark his eighth knockout in the last 10 the Busy titleholder has de fended his Crown seven times in the last in his last he beat Ernie the world boxing association in Houston Astrodome he is expected to weigh in at with a 10pound advantage Over his he has a nine year advantage in 2hinches in and three in reach 80 no to of the fight in Zoras Hometown Down a free ride to new York 1 Pacific stars stripes March 4967 volleys Hometown thought Mough of the heavyweight fighter to name a Street after Many of the residents Lave waited 10 years to see him get a Chance at the but mayor George Nader said tuesday they were very very the reason if they want to see him fight Cassius Clay wednesday night they will have to drive 20 Miles to Phoenix and pay from to to watch the fight on closed circuit Televik of said Are the kind of people who for any he said Filley lives in a disadvantaged Section of who carried his unsuccessful fight against the free television blackout to washing said he attend the circuit turned French retains title a Veteran Dick French of provi still is the new eng land middleweight boxing Cham French retained the title by gaining a split decision Over Billy Conlin in a Lor Rounder monday night i mechanics French weighed Conlin and a ticket to the he Hes one of our finer were proud of him and he would make a Good Nader but the general Public is very very the closed in Phoenix is promoted by Don volleys Wilson said both Folley and the Bill will share in income from the promo Hes hoping for a sellout crowd of at veterans memorial but estimates hell have Between and Nader said the people of Chand Ler Arent blaming Folley for the a ratio photo who has been fighting since has a record of 74 Vic seven defeats and four he has 40 knockouts to his credit and himself has been stopped five he is unbeaten in his last 12 covering a Clay is expected to earn around from the with a 50 per cent guarantee of the Gate and a guaranteed from other Folley will take Home around his biggest Jupi Zora Folley Cassius makes Ford signs a Wiik pact of fort Veteran left handed signed his con tract with the new York Yankees Ford said his salary would be the same As last who underwent a second operation on his Arm last told the club during the Winter he did not want a contract until he had proven to himself that he would be Able to pitch this sea he hurled five innings monday and one run As the continued on Page 2 but they feel some thing is the mayor said he thinks it is the result of a the Devi with the Public he said he received eight to 10 Calls an hour last week after it was Learned there would be no Home Televik v its his Nader we wont even know the result of the fight until Well after its after waiting 10 years to see him fight for the heavyweight his h o m e t o w n folks wont even be Able to hear it in in a Juan the san Francisco giants Ace holdout is com ing to Phoenix saturday to Dis cuss contract still is unsigned a 256 Winner last season and a 20game Winner four straight years for the National baseball league is demand ing for he got 000 last the giants offered Charles Chub giants vice said not hinted at any Concession but did in a Telephone Chat with manager Herman Franks monday to come and talk things Marichal had sworn earlier he leave his dominican re Public Home until he had a con or a firm the fact wonderful Juan is coming without an agreement May mean he is in a compromising

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