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  • Great Match For Ali
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    Muhammed Ali Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest heavy weight champions. His natural abilities were complemented by his flashy flamboyant personality. It was his ability that won him the heavy weight championship on three separate occasions, but only his "Float like a butter fly sting like a bee" antics won him the title of the "people's champ" ("Ali" 2). Born Cassius Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville Kentucky, he was far from over privileged. His father Cassius Clay Sr., worked to sup...
  • Mohammed Ali
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    "Fly like a butterfly, Sting like a bee". This is what the man did, and what he was good at. Mohammed Ali was the first man to ever win the heavyweight title three times, and had a very impressing boxing career. But Mohammed Ali was not only an impressive boxer, but he brought about social change in his own way as well. First, he has contributed extensively to the Muslim religion, for one by joining it, along with other contributions. Secondly, with his speaking out against the war in Vietnam an...
  • Muhammad Ali
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    Fierce with his fists, fast on his feet and quick with a quip, boxer, Muhammad Ali became one of the sporting icons of the 20th century and he sure let us know it. In Ali, Will Smith gives us a 10-year slice of the legend's life between 1964 and 1974 under the direction of Michael Mann (The Insider). Pumped up and perfecting many of the man's mannerisms as well as his showy performances both in and out of the ring, Smith's portrayal is one with punch. The story begins as Ali (then known as Cassi...
  • Muhammad Ali
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    Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali was much more than a boxer. He was a very influential fighter in the war against racism. Ali's popularity fluctuated through the course of his life. His fighting made him popular, but his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War made people abhor him. Certain events in Muhammad's life made him into a respectable and generous person. Muhammad Ali was know to most people as just a boxer, but in his mind, his career was not nearly as important to him as his religious beliefs, t...
  • Muhammad Ali
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    Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. In Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942, Cassius took his first boxing lessons from an Irish-American cop who thought he was giving lessons to a boy that wanted to protect his new bike from older neighborhood kids. But by the age of 16, Cassius had won the Louisville Golden Gloves tournament as a light heavyweight and advanced to the quarterfinals of the regional championship in Chicago. After graduating to the Louisville Central High School in 1960, he won t...
  • Muhammad Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay
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    Muhammad Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. is better known as Muhammad Ali. He was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. His father's name was Cassius Clay, Sr. His mother's name was Odessa Grady Clay. Cassius's father made his living as a painter. Cassius got his first bike at age 12 but it was stolen after two days. He went to report it to a police officer. The police officer he came upon was Joe Martin, an Irish-American who owned an amateur boxing gym. He persuaded Cassius to learn...
  • People Respect Ali For His Boxing Ability
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    I'm sure that everyone here has heard the phrase "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee". This was the slogan used by the man considered by many to be the greatest boxer of all time, Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali was born in 1942 with the name Cassius Clay, but later changed it to Muhammad Ali after he became a Muslim. Cassius grew up in Louisville Kentucky and threw one of his first punches when he was only six months old, hitting his mother so hard that she had to have two teeth pulled out....
  • Greatest Muhammad Ali
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    The Greatest Muhammad Ali is one of the best, if not the best, boxers of all time. He was an influential leader not only inside the ring, but throughout the world. His overwhelming confidence captured millions, bringing the sport of boxing the publicity it has always deserved. Though many criticized his brash comments, he became a role model of children across the nation. He frequently gave speeches in schools and ghettos throughout America. He managed to succeed in a world that was run by white...
  • Muhammad Ali Cassius Clay
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    The name Muhammad Ali needs no introduction in the sports industry. This man is a living legend. Ali has accomplished my achievements during an era when African-Americas werent allowed any opportunities. The career of Cassius Clay began at the age of twelve. After his brand new bike had been stolen at the Louisville Home Show. He wanted to whoop the thieves so badly that he began to take boxing lessons. His first victory was a three round, three-minute split decision match. As he became more ded...
  • Ali's Fight With The 35 Year
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    Beginnings Clay, named after his father and Kentucky abolitionist Cassius M. Clay, was born in Louisville, Kentucky. At age 12, he had his bicycle stolen, and reported the fact to a local policeman (and boxing trainer), Joe Martin. Martin suggested that Clay learn to fight; under his guidance, Clay rapidly advanced through the youth ranks. A low achiever academically, Clay won six Kentucky Gold Gloves while at high school and was allowed to graduate despite his poor grades. Presciently, his prin...
  • Ali Being A Black Muslim
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    Cassius Clay was just a boxer. A boxer who captured the hearts of Americans while winning the 1960's Olympic gold. Here was a young man at the age of 18, representing the greatest nation on the planet and making his people proud. He would again gain the fascination of America with his defeat of the anti-hero of the time Sonny Liston. However, this hero famed across mainstream America would not last, all it would take was a man finding himself. Introducing Muhammed Ali, another boxer. However, ju...
  • Ali Frazier Bout
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    Muhammad Ali is one of the most recognized faces on planet Earth; known not just for being one of the best fighters in the history of boxing, but for being one of the most knowledgeable persons of the twentieth century. Ali wasn't always known by that name though, he was born Cassius Marcellus Clay on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, him and his younger brother Rudolph had many small conflicts like any brothers would have, but they were, and still are blessed with having a very close re...
  • End Of Ali's Boxing Career
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    Muhammad Ali Also known as: Cassius Marcellus Clay, Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., Cassius Clay (1942-) Professional boxer Personal Information Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. ; name changed to Muhammad Ali, 1963; born January, 17, 1942, in Louisville, KY; son of Cassius (a piano player) and Odessa Clay (both deceased); first wife, Belinda; second wife, A aisha; third wife, Veronica Porche; fourth (and current) wife, Yolanda Williams, married in 1986; children: nine (one with Yolanda). Religion: ...
  • Muhammed Ali's Final Professional Fight Record
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    Muhammed Ali In some people's eyes Muhammed Ali is the greatest boxer ever. He has always been classified as great! He was even classified as the greatest athlete in the 20th century by Sports Illustrated. He was the first to win the heavyweight title three times! He was a worldwide entertainer, and millions of people enjoyed watching his style. He was also very controversial because of his religious beliefs, his name change from Cassius Clay to Muhammed Ali and his refusal to fight in the Vietn...
  • Thing Muhammad Ali
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    I consider a hero someone that has done great things. Some of the things that I consider great are, accomplished hard goals, stood up for their own rights, done things that would be hard for me to do, and done things that are extraordinary. Muhammad Ali-Cassius Clay is someone that fills my standards of a hero. Muhammad Ali has accomplished hard goals by getting medals in the Olympics. Muhammad Ali had to stand up for his rights when he started to box. He has accomplished things in his life that...
  • Father Of The Worldwide Religion Of Islam
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    Divine Retribution (in Italian contrapasso) is clearly shown in canto 28 by showing the punishment of the sowers of schism and scandal in the 9th bolgia of circle 8. To begin this canto, Dante talks of the many wars in Puglia (southeastern Italy) and across the peninsula which have been known as the bloodiest. He does this to show that this 9th bolgia is far bloodier than these, and beyond description. Those in this bolgia are punished by having to walk a track where they are cut open and slashe...
  • Fight Ali
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    He grew up in a poor family. Ali had problems in school at an early stage and felt he had to do something different. His future career was fulfilled at 12. When Joe Martin police officer and boxing coach, tried to get Ali started with boxing. At the age of 16, Ali had won two Golden Glove Titles, two National AAU Titles, he was by now nationally recognized. When the 1960 Rome Olympic Game was about to take off, Ali was provided with an opportunity to represent his country. At this point he had f...
  • Ali's Conscientious Objector Status
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    Some people viewed me as a hero. Some said that what I did was wrong. But everything I did was according to my conscience. I wasn't trying to be a leader. I just wanted to be free". Muhammad Ali made this statement at the conclusion of his lengthy battle with the United States over his conviction of refusing to submit to his induction into the Armed Forces. Ali's actual conflict with the United States began in 1964 with his refusal to accept his induction into the Armed Forces, and ended in 1971...
  • Muhammad Ali
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    Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born on January 17, 1942. One day, when he was 12, his bicycle got stolen. Frustrated, he said to the police officer, Joe Martin, who was also a boxing coach, that if he ever found the kid who stole his bike, he would shred him to pieces, Joe responded by saying that he should learn how to beat someone up. Joe invited Cassius to his gym. Instantly he wanted to be a boxer. His mom, Odessa, thought that boxing was a better pastime than hanging out with other kids. He...

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