Sahar Ansari
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This is a scene from a party after Clay beat Sonny Liston for the heavyweight title. Such is the power of his celebrity, the assembled crowd are jostling around him simply to watch him eat. The proximity of Malcolm X to Clay serves as a neat metaphor for the closeness of their relationship at that time.

Our picture editor, Jonny Weeks, has selected his favourite photographs of Muhammad Ali from the archives. The selection includes pictures of some of Ali’s most memorable fights as well as many distinctive portraits from his life outside the ring