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Muhammad Ali (I) (1942–2016)


Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated light-heavyweight champs Archie Moore and Bob Foster. Ali ... See full bio »

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(age 74) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

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The Greatest
The Greatest Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali
(1977)
Diff'rent Strokes
Diff'rent Strokes Muhammad Ali
(1979-1980)
Touched by an Angel
Touched by an Angel Muhammad Ali
(1999)

Filmography

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- Fighting the Good Fight (1999) ... Muhammad Ali
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
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 1979 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
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- Arnold's Hero (1979) ... Muhammad Ali
 1977 The Greatest
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in "Just the Two of Us" by Will Smith See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 15 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 29 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 51 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Muhammed Ali | Cassisus Clay | Cassius Clay | Muhammad & Lonnie Ali and their families

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on challenger Henry Cooper] If he talks some jive, I'll knock him out in round five. See more »

Trivia:

Was friends with Jimmy Ellis, Floyd Patterson, Mike Tyson, Teddy Pendergrass, and 'Barry White (II)'. See more »

Trademark:

Rope-a-dope strategy (absorbing round after round of punishing blows from the opponent only to come back stronger after the opponent exhausted themselves) See more »

Nickname:

The Louisville Lip See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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