This aerial shot was taken by the same guy who was responsible for one of the most iconic sports photos ever in the Ali standing over Liston shot but he claims this is his better
Leifer believes his picture of Ali vs Cleveland Williams, which he shot from 80ft above the ring using remote camera, is better than the Ali vs Liston image
Leifer acknowledges that the Ali vs Liston picture is the one he will be remembered by, although he personally believes that his best picture was shot in 1966, when
Ali defended his title against Cleveland Williams. This picture (see above) was shot from 80ft (24 metres) directly above the ring, using a remote camera. It’s undoubtedly also a brilliant ‘knock-out’ picture, but it takes a more distanced and abstract view of events.