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  • Muhammad Ali: The Vietnam War

    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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  • Martin Luther King Ali Case Analysis

    a backdrop of the Vietnam War and a steamrolling civil rights movement during the turbulent 1960’s. Were it not for Ali standing up for his religious beliefs and the plight of black people in America by refusing entry in the Army in 1967, Ali would not be the symbol of humanitarianism he is today, respected and recognized the world over. Had he not been willing to risk fortune, fame and freedom for his personal convictions, Ali would now only be known as a great fighter, maybe even the greatest,…

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  • Muhammad Ali Research Paper

    boxing for three years. But being banned did not stop Ali he came back just as strong if not stronger than before he was banned. Muhammad Ali returned to the ring in 1970. Just as he started the first time, he won. Ali knocked out his first opponent after being banned. He defeated Jerry Quarry in October in Atlanta. When Ali lost it wasn't just to some nobody he lost to quality opponents. One year later after his first win from returning Ali participated in what has been called "Fight of the…

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  • Colin Kaepernick 'National Anthem': An Analysis

    imperfections as what they are. Honestly, I do not think anybody has imperfections. What exactly are imperfections? How can there be imperfections when every single human being on the face of the planet is completely different? It is pretty simple, actually. Every person is born exactly the way God wanted them to be. Learning how to be happy with yourself in order to show other young people how to be confident is one of the major roles of our responsibility. The famous boxer, Joe Frazier once…

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  • Muhammad Ali: Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Bee

    personality, as well as his unorthodox fighting style; hands hanging low and leaning away from punches instead of blocking them. He was loved by most but was not always on the public's good side. Ali was no rebel, but he was never afraid to give his own opinions and stand up for what he believed in. Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay didn’t have the easiest childhood. Growing up in a segregated America, Clay did his best to stay out of trouble. It was one incident of a stolen bike that…

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  • Muhammad Ali's Toughest Fight

    Young Cassius Clay won the Olympics in Rome when he was eighteen (Smith 33). Ali soon went on to win World Heavyweight Champion of the World. Not to forget the “Thrilla in Manilla” maybe one of the best fights of all time, and Ali beat “Smokin Joe Frazier” (Smith 104). As well as the most expensive fight against lightweight champion of the world Bob Foster who Ali beat easily. Next in a rematch with Sonny Liston, he knocked Liston out; after the knockout Ali yelled get up creating one of the…

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  • Muhammad Ali's Boxing Career

    Before Mohammed Ali was Muhammad Ali he was Cassius Marcella clay Jr .Muhammad Ali filled his way to success when his boxing career all started because his bicycle was stolen and a Louisville police officer Joe Martin who was a boxing trainer suggesting that the young Ali should first learn how to fight.18 year old Muhammad who just graduated high school making it to the Rome Olympics came back home to Louisville a gold medalist in 1960 but that joy quickly faded away when he was refused…

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  • Body Structures In Amigo Brothers

    Amigo Brothers Antonio and Felix both want to be lightweight champions in boxing,but they each have different boxing styles and body structures. In this essay, i’m going to tell you all about their similarities and differences. They are very similar as they are different. They are best friends that act like they are brothers. They both are similar because they are Puerto Rican boxers. They both enjoy collecting fighting magazines and read and look at them. They are both seventeen years…

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  • Why Is Mhammed Ali Important

    The greatest is gone! We might never see one like him again.!!! Universally regarded as one of the greatest boxers in history, Mohammed Ali's stature as a legend continues to grow even after his death. He is celebrated not only for his remarkable athletic skills but for his willingness to speak his mind and his courage to challange the status quo with his devotion to philanthropic work. Muhammed ali (formerly known as Cassius Clay) had transformed himself from a boy in desperate…

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  • Personal Narrative: An Astronomical Athlete

    An Astronomical Athlete Every success story ever chronicled started with a dream, a huge gargantuan dream that seemed entirely unobtainable. The 1996 bronze medal Olympian, Floyd “Money” Mayweather, sought the title of the greatest professional boxer of all time. He achieved his goal by keeping an unblemished record of forty-nine fights with forty-nine wins, twenty-six by way of knockout, and zero losses (“Floyd Mayweather Jr..”). My own dreams are of no less stature in fact, I intend to…

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