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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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4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

When We Were Kings
(1996)
a.k.a. Cassius Clay
a.k.a. Cassius Clay Himself - Cassius Clay
(1970)

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Equitable Life Insuranc Co. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 14 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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Personal Quote:

[2004, asked what he thought when he looked back on the boxer he was] Sometimes, I feel a little sad because I can see how some things I said could upset some people. But I did not deliberately try to hurt anyone. The hype was part of my job, like skipping rope See more »

Trivia:

His maternal great-grandfather was Abe Grady, a native of Ireland 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 Greatest See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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