Remembering Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali

A couple of days ago a legend in the boxing world passed away. Muhammad Ali was considered to be one of the best all time boxing legends. He died June 3rd 2016 at the age of 74. For the last 30 plus years he lived and battled with Parkinson’s. The World Heavyweight Championship title was won by him 3 times.

His originally name was Cassius Clay. Early in his boxing career he changed his name to Muhammad Ali claiming that Cassius Clay was a slave name. Muhammad Ali was his chosen religion name when he became Muslin. His change of faith came after being inspired by a meeting he had with Malcolm X.

Known for numerous catch phrases in the boxing world he was often called the silver-tongued boxer. He was big into civil rights and often proclaimed himself “The Greatest”. Another of his catch phrases was “Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee”

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