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William B. MacDonald, Jr., President  Chris Dundee, Gen. Manager

[[headshot photo of Sonny Liston]] "CHAMPION' SONNY LISTON
[[headshot photo of Cassius Clay]] "No. 1 CONTENDER" CASSIUS CLAY

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Public Relations - Publicity
Julian Cole, Director
Alan Taylor, Asst.

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Allied Resorts, Miami, Trade Council, Union Label 1

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1700 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, Fla.
Phone 532-7351

     Bill MacDonald...sportsman...gentleman. 
     Those are perhaps the two words that best describe William MacDonald, Jr., the man responsible for bringing this world heavyweight championship fight to Miami Beach. 
     MacDonald, a successful businessman and ardent follower of all sports, guaranteed Inter-Continental Promotions $625,000 for the rights to promote the show at Miami Beach Convention Hall. 
     This is by no means MacDonald's first or only venture into sports.  His corporation owns, for example, a breeding farm for horses near Delray Beach, a baseball club in Tampa; previously owned clubs in Portsmouth and Atlanta.  He is Chairman of the Ninth Annual Charity Horse Show just completed at the Convention Hall. 
     He also is Treasurer and Director of Tropical Park as well as sponsor or co-sponsor of many other events such as various golf tournaments around the country.  He also participated in bringing Ingemar Johansson together with Floyd Patterson for their title fight here in 1960, by guaranteeing $400,000. 
     MacDonald has been honored for his efforts by many groups around the country.  His achievements are too numerous to list in any place other than a book.  
     Three years ago, for example, the City of Miami Beach awarded him a plaque in recognition and appreciation of his work and accomplishments. 
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