RARE artworks by Muhammad Ali were a knockout as they sold for £700,000.
One piece, depicting his 1964 boxing victory over Sonny Liston, made £312,000.
Stings Like A Bee had been set to sell for £45,000 before a bidding war.
Among the other 27 lots were 1979’s I Love America which made £110,000.
A piece titled Black Jet made £7,000, as did his drawing Tree Of Life.
Anti-slave America The Big Jail went for £12,000.
Heavyweight champ Ali, who died in 2016, worked with felt pens. The pics were collected by pal Rodney Hilton Brown.
Helen Hall, of Bonhams New York, said of the US sale: “The artworks depict subjects close to his heart: boxing, civil rights, religion, world peace and humanitarianism.”
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