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Muhammad Ali


Khalil Jackson

on 8 October 2012

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Transcript of Muhammad Ali

The "The Greatest" Boxer Muhammad Ali He was born January 17, 1942
He was in Louisville, Kentucky
He is original name was Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr Birth A stolen bike when he was twerlve inspired him to learn to box.
He blazed a trail through the heavyweight division with his unorthodox style that defied boxing logic.
He was a "headhunter", because she never threw body shots.
He invented the "Ali Shuffle;" a foot maneuver where he would elevate himself.
He also brought his mouth to ring, because he never shut up. Ali's Early Years Ali changed his after joining the Nation of Islam in 1964.
He converted to Sunni Islam in 1975.
He had started practicing Sufism. Religion Ali vs. Sonny Liston The Rumble in the Jungle was in October 30, 1974.
It was an epic battle for Ali against George Freeman.
George Freeman had demolished the only two people that beat Ali, but Ali had a plan to beat him.
In the 8th round a single punch could have knocked out Ali and ended the match, but with 30 seconds left he unleashed a brutal barrage that brings Foreman down, and out. Rumble in the Jungle Height - 6'3
Weight - 236lbs
61 fights
56 W
6 L
37 Knockouts Retirement After Ali's match with Frazier; which was deemed the greatest boxing ever.
He fought and lost against the young Olympic Champion, Spinks.
He later regained his title from Spinks.
Ali was the only man in history to be crowned three times.
After Ali retired he had 56 wins, 37 knockouts, and 5 defeates Ali Stats http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali
http://www.ali.com Works Citied Page Ali vs. Hudson on May 20, 1960 Just three days before the fight on November, 1964 in Boston Ali was hospitalized to repair a hernia
During Ali's six-month recovery period, complications in Massachusetts lead authorities to deny sanctioning the fight.
The fight was settled in ST. Dominics area with only 2,412 faans on May 5, 1965.
Ali knockouts Liston with the "anchor punch" in 2:12 in the first round.
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