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Cassius Clay Golden Gloves 1959 Ticket ProgramGo Back
Combined ticket stub and program.
March 11, 1959 Boxing Golden Gloves Cassius Clay vs. Jeff Davis Ticket Ticket Stub White Variation (Mezzanine) (Clay Wins Lt. Heavy Wt. Championship) (PSA Graded EX 5) & On Site Program
The Golden Gloves tournaments still remain one of the most prestigious amateur boxing competitions in the country. By 1959, Cassius Clay was getting noticed in the boxing ranks. In the beginning of March (2-4 & Finals on 11th), the Golden Gloves light heavyweight Championship was held in Chicago. In the first rounds, Clay beat both Willie McMillan and Cliff Murkey. He won the tournament of Champions by defeating Jeff Davis on the last day of the tournament. Clay then moved on to the sort out of the best of the best amateurs in the world.