Muhammad Ali (I) (1942–2016)

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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 »


(age 74) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

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The Greatest Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali
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 2019 The Roots (Short)
 2004 Laila (Short)
 1986 Aik Hi Rasta
 1986 White Gold
 1981 Bara Admi
 1980 Badnam
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
Gideon Jackson
 1979 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Muhammad Ali
- Arnold's Hero (1979) ... Muhammad Ali
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Muhammad Ali
- The Eleventh Event (1979) ... Muhammad Ali
 1977 The Greatest
Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali
 1975 Arzoo
 1975 Esaar
 1974 Kismat
 1972/II Sabaq
 1972/I Sabaq
 1971 Mohabbat
 1971 Yadein
 1970 Lori
 1969 Nela parbat
 1968 Paristan
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Other Works:

(1970s) TV commercial (UK): Unigate Milk. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 17 Print Biographies | 9 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 30 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 71 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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


6' 3" (1.91 m)


Lonnie Ali  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »


May May | See more »


Rahman Ali (sibling)

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I won a gold medal representing the USA at the Olympic Games in 1960, but when I came home, I still got treated like a nigger. There were restaurants I couldn't get served in. Some people kept calling me "boy". See more »


For the rematch against Leon Spinks in September 1978, Ali punished himself during his training. By contrast, Spinks had spent a lot of time on the partying scene after beating Ali before. However, the former champion's hard work would pay off as Muhammad Ali became the first heavyweight to be crowned champion for a third time. See more »


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 »


The People's Champion See more »

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