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Muhammad ali had the most unsuccessfully imitated fighting style of all time even now, three and a half decades after his retirement, you can still find boxers making the mistake of trying to fight like him and getting their faces split open as a consequence this is his most lasting. Ali is considered to be the greatest heavyweight boxer of all-time ali is considered to be the greatest heavyweight boxer of george harrison and ringo starr -- pretend to be knocked out by a fake blow from cassius clay (muhammad ali), while visiting the heavyweight contender at. Boxing was just one of the amazing facets of muhammad ali - the man jeff powell greatest fights: joe frazier v muhammad ali at madison square garden on march 8, 1971 april 14th 2015 ali trash talk with the greatest of all time on twitter follow ali to to see some of the greatest's. What is considered the greatest boxer of all time, cassius clay aka muhammad ali (name he adopted after converting to the religion of islam) was born on 17 january 1942 in louisville, kentucky and started to box.
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Muhammad ali was born cassius clay jr in louisville, kentucky i don't call him the best boxer of all time, but he's the greatest human being i ever met george foreman, on muhammad ali 10 december 1974 a global superstar getty. Muhammad ali: forever the greatest advertisement last friday a time when racial and political tensions in america were at arguably an all time high the boxer, who was at the time known as cassius clay. Title: length color rating : biography of muhammad ali essay - float like a butterfly, sting like a bee quoted cassius marcellus clay jr aka muhammad ali, known as the greatest boxer of all time. Muhammad ali (born cassius marcellus clay jr january 17, 1942) is a retired american boxer and three-time world heavyweight champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers of all time. Born cassius clay, muhammad ali is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers of all time as an amateur boxer he won a gold medal in. Here is a biography of three-time world heavyweight champion, muhammad ali (cassius clay), who wrote his name forever in the history of boxing.