Muhammad Ali Analysis

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His fighting style was unique, because unlike most boxers, he held his arms at his sides and swayed backward to dodge punches rather than blocking them with his fists. He was able to get away with this because of his blinding speed. Not only did he have very fast punches, but he had so much endurance that he could dance around the ring for the entirety of a fight and completely wear down his opponent. In the movie Ali, Will Smith plays the part of Cassius and gives an accurate depiction of this interesting boxing style. During his career, Cassius fought some of boxing’s toughest contenders, including the likes of George Foreman, Joe Frazier, and Sonny Liston. At the end of his career, Cassius had a record of 56 wins, with 37 being by knockout, and 5 …show more content…
Muhammad was once denied an autograph by his idol Sugar Ray Robinson and afterwards vowed that he would never turn down a fan for an autograph. The amount of fan mail that he receives is enormous. Ali’s fans not only respect him for his kindness, but also for the freedom that he represents. Ali was bold enough to stand up to the United States government and reject their orders, because he didn’t believe in the Vietnam War. They evened offered to keep him out of battle if he went, but he still refused on the principle of it. He did not believe in the war and nobody could make him go. In one of his rhymes, Ali said: “better to be in jail fed than in Vietnam dead.” Ali was never afraid to speak his mind, and was actually the first national celebrity to speak out against the war. This is a quality to be respected in any

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