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50th Anniversary of Ali-Liston Musuem Exhibit & Panel Discussion
February 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $5
Relive the unforgettable, inaugural heavyweight bout between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston 50 years ago in Miami Beach, with the men and women who lived it.
HistoryMiami will host a panel discussion – I Shook Up the World – featuring members of Ali’s fight team; reporters who covered the fight; as well as hall-of-fame boxing writers and fight promoters. The panel will be moderated by HistoryMiami President/CEO and Florida Boxing Hall of Fame historian, Ramiro Ortiz.
In addition, the museum has curated a pop-up exhibition featuring paintings by Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, Ali’s former physician and corner man. This limited engagement exhibition, open from February 14 – March 30, will also include memorabilia and never-before-seen photos from the 1964 bout.
Hear behind-the-scenes stories from the following boxing insiders:
Ramiro Ortiz – HistoryMiami President/CEO, Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Historian
Dr. Ferdie Pacheco – Ali’s former personal physician and corner man
Jimmy Dundee – Son of legendary trainer and 5th Street Gym founder, Angelo Dundee
Suzanne Dundee Bonner – Daughter of renowned boxing promoter, Chris Dundee
Howard Kleinberg – Author and former editor of The Miami News
Don Cogswell – Boxing historian, member of the International Boxing Research Organization