Muhammad Ali

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Muhammad Ali

Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's syndrome in 1984, a disease that commonly results from head trauma from activities such as boxing.Around 1987, the California Bicentennial Foundation for the U.S. Constitution selected Ali to personify the vitality of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Muhammed Ali

He is an american former professional boxer generally considered among the greatest heavy weights in the history of the sport

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History

He was generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.He is one of the most recognized sports figures of the past 100 years and he was crowned "Sportsman of the Century."He began training at 12 years old and at the age of 22 won the world heavyweight championship in 1964 from Sonny Liston.

Muhammed Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942. He changed his name to Muhammad Ali in 1964 after joining Nation of Islam.His Nicknames included: The Greatest, The Champ, The Louisville Lip or just ‘Ali’

In 1967, three years after winning the heavyweight title, Ali refused to be conscripted into the U.S. military, citing his religious beliefs and opposition to American involvement in the Vietnam War. He was eventually arrested and found guilty on draft evasion charges and stripped of his boxing title.


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