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  • Muhammad Ali Legacy

    “Float like a butterfly; sting like a bee ahhhh! Rumble, young man rumble ahhhh!” Those were the words echoed time and time again from Cassius Clay and his corner man David Brown. Better known as Muhammad Ali, he has a legacy of being the greatest fighter whoever lived. Muhammad Ali has a career record of 56 wins, 5 losses, and 37 knockouts. Just a kid from a southern town of Louisville, Kentucky, raised in a normal middle class family where he and his brother were expected to either work or go to the military; his father was a painter and his mother a housewife. However Cassius Clay would soon become the great Muhammad Ali. This is his story; January 17, 1942 Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born, to Cassius and Odessa Clay. At the age of…

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  • Muhammad Ali Influences

    Muhammad Ali Over the centuries athletes have been an influence to many culture. They have brought entertainment and revolutionized the world of sports. An athlete who did this was Muhammad Ali, a boxer who entertained households worldwide, and changed the sport forever. Ali came from a humble beginning, many criticized his career, and he became a cultural icon. Muhammad Ali is a man who rose from a humble beginning, and made himself a legend coming from nothing. Born January 17, 1942 in…

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  • Muhammad Ali Dbq

    Though Muhammad Ali was not one to skirt with the concept of breaking the law and resorting to aggressive means to ensure his survival outside of the ring, but he was known to stir controversy when his opinions, often strong, were to clash with the established norms and issues of the time. One of the most notable examples was his eventual arrest and conviction upon refusing to serve in the armed forces during the Vietnam War. An institution that was one of the primary elements of the…

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  • Essay On Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali made a difference in the world and his career was a big part in him doing so, he stood his ground for his religion, he gave hope to the black community… including Africa, and he changed history in the sport of boxing. Muhammad Ali had a lot of power and it wasn’t only in his fist. Muhammad Ali didn’t start out as being Muhammad Ali his real name was Cassius Marcellus Clay. That is his family name and he wasn’t proud of it because that was his slave name given to his ancestors by…

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  • Muhammad Ali Biography

    Muhammad Ali a professional boxer, idealist, social activist, and philanthropist was born January 17 1942. Ali birth name was Marcellus Clay Jr. born in Louisville, Kentucky. His father, Cassius Clay, Sr., worked as a sign painter and his mother, Odessa, worked as a maid. Young Cassius had a younger brother named Rudy. The Clays weren 't rich, but they weren 't poor either. Muhammad Ali became embody what it means to be an American in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. As…

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  • Muhammad Ali Research Paper

    Since 688 BC, in the world of boxing there have been many great boxers. However Muhammad Ali was the absolute best boxer that ever stepped into the ring. His record, hard work, and determination shows that he is the best. Not only was he one of the most popular person during his time he his still the most recognizable man on earth. His success as a boxer is widely respected. He was a champion, a leader, and an artist. His work inside and outside of the of the ring truly makes him “The Greatest…

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  • Muhammad Ali Biography Essay

    Muhammad Ali is an American hero. Muhammad’s original name was Cassius Clay Jr. He was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville. Kentucky. He now lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Muhammad was known as one of the greatest athletes n boxing. As a teenager he won both the National Amateur Athletic Union and Golden Gloves Championships. At eighteen years old, he competed in the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy and won the gold medal. In 1984, Muhammad was diagnosed with Parkinson center in Phoenix, Arizona.…

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  • Muhammad Ali: A Brief Biography

    Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali lived a life of learning. “Don 't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion” (“Muhammad Ali Quotes”). From his beginnings as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a subjugated black boy in a racist community, to his current place as Muhammad Ali, world renowned boxer and inspiration, Ali has certainly lived the life of a champion. Through each struggle, he gained an experience that would help shape him for the future. Ali once said, “The man who views the…

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  • Muhammad Ali Short Biography

    Olympic torch was handed to Muhammad Ali. Ali, the Olympic gold medal boxer, lifted the torch as the crowd was screaming ‘Ali’. Ali then sent the fire soaring above the stadium to light the ceremonial Olympic cauldron. This moment was one of the greatest of many sports fans, considering all the tragedy he has been through, he still carried out the mission as the champion. "Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky" (2 page 1). Ali has always shown that…

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  • Mhamad Ali My Inspiration Analysis

    My Inspiration Muhamad Ali is a black American boxer and arguably the best boxer of all time. Ali is my biggest inspiration. Ali is not only a boxer, he is also an inspirational speaker, he stood up for what is right and what he believed in, and he works so hard and dedicates his life to anything he truly desires and wants. Muhamad Ali is a three time world champion in the heavyweight division and he is the first and only to do so in the History of boxing. He first got his title which was taken…

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