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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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 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
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- Fighting the Good Fight (1999) ... Muhammad Ali
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
Gideon Jackson
 1979 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Muhammad Ali
- Arnold's Hero (1979) ... Muhammad Ali
 1977 The Greatest
Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali
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Other Works:

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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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Personal Quote:

[after the Supreme Court overturned his conviction for draft evasion] I've done my celebrating already. I said a prayer to Allah. See more »

Trivia:

Contrary to popular belief, he was stripped of his boxing license by the State of New York and his title by the World Boxing Association when he converted to Islam. However, the World Boxing Council recognized him as champ throughout his battle with the Government over his refusal to be inducted into the United States Army. See more »

Trademark:

Trademark phrase: "Floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee" See more »

Nickname:

The Greatest See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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