Muhammad Ali: The Vietnam War

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Muhammad Ali In this corner wearing white and red, “Cash-yus... Clay” boooooo. Muhammad Ali lived during the time of segregation. Muhammad who formally had the name Cassius Clay but changed it later was the first born between his brother. Just like his dad,Ali was a charmer and performed for everyone. Ali won gold in the Rome olympics and that was his first great accomplishment.
On February 25, 1964 Muhammad Ali fought heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. Ali successfully defeated Liston and became heavyweight champ. The press and most people didn’t think Ali could beat Liston because this was the time of segregation.He proved everyone wrong by taking the title. Ali showed that he could box with the best that night and made a mark. Although Ali is now known for his boxing he is called to fight a terrible war where many lost lives and loved
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First Muhammad got his boxing license taken away then his freedom. AL served five years in prison for saying no to war. The reason for saying no is because of religious reasons. The fight for his privilege to box was a long road. If he had ever said no would he still be alive?
The vietnam war was a brutal and hard war.More missing men everyday. so during his unboxing time Muhammad made money by speaking out. Ali’s first fight back was against heavyweight champion Joe Frazier disappointingly Ali could not pull out and lost by unanimous decision. But that didn’t slow him down a bit.
Muhammad won his battle with court and was able to box anywhere again. After ten fights through different countries it came down to one last fight. Ken Norton. Muhammad broke his jaw and spit out blood for ten rounds.Muhammad Ali had a great career and is one of the most iconic boxers who ever lived. Ali is still currently still alive at age 74. Muhammad had a great passion for boxing and used his talent to get through tough obstacles, like the olympics and smokin Joe

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