In the video above, you will see a young Muhammad Ali, still Cassius Clay then, beating the brakes off Archie Moore in 1962. Moore was 48 years old at the time, and was once the fighter Ali admired above all others. That changed the year before this bout, though, when Ali finally got a chance to train with Moore.
This piece was originally published in the New Yorker on Nov. 11, 1961. It is reprinted here with permission.