Muhammad Ali was a Proffesional boxer, who won the champion title three times. Who at 39 retired from boxing after he lost against Jerry Corey.
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In retirement Ali has suffered from Parkinson's Disease, a motor-skills illness which has slowed his movement and left him mostly unable to speak in public... In 1996 he was selected to light the ceremonial flame at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, bringing him again into the public eye... Ali was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990... He won his three titles by defeating Sonny Liston (1964), George Foreman (1974) and Leon Spinks (1978)... Ali's managers sometimes refer to him as GOAT -- the Greatest Of All Time now he is donating to charity and orginzations across the world try ing to find a cure for Parkinsons Diease.
The president gave him a medal of Freedom . Which is a special decoration established by President Harry S. Truman to honor civilians whose actions aided in the war efforts of the United States and its allies
He went to the olympics and lit the tourch
He announced he has Parkinsons . Parkinson's disease is a disease of the central nervous system that causes problems with body motions, including tremor (shakiness), rigidity (muscle stiffness), slowed body movements, unstable posture and difficulty walking
After many obsticles and many win and some fails, Muhammad Ali announced his retirment. But he left a legened and a hero.
This is the fight he lost his title in. Although he lost it . We all new that sooner or later he'd win it back. And he did.
This was a small fight and Ali won
This was another diffucult match for Ali. It was against Joe Frazier, this was his last Major match.
This was on of the longest fights they ever had. It lasted 12 straight rounds. With fast feet and swift fist Muhammad Ali
It had been Four years since he had fought in the boxing ring. This was such a relief for him because that means that he can fight again. Although This break from fighting hurt his boxing career because he missed out on his prime years and most of the other boxers are three to four years younger then Ali.
He fought against Joe Frazier . Joe was fast but Muhammad Ali was quicker .
Muihamad Ali fought against George Foreman. It was one of the most memoriable matches for Ali . This is were he got his new style Rope-A-Dope.
He fought Jerry Quarry for the first time , he won.
Muhammad Ali Goes around to collage talking about the Vietnam war and Segragation .
He went around to collages and schools to talk about the war, his boxing, career , and segragation.
Muhammad Ali changed his name from Cassius Clay Jr. to Muhmmad Ali. Was drafted into the Vietnam War.
Became the Heavy Weight Champion. Because of beating Soney Liston
Cassius Clay Jr. had his first fight over seas. The fight was held in Zaire
Cassius Clay Jr. won his First Olympic gold medal for boxing.
Cassius Clay Jr. was going into a black trade show. there was free candy and popcorn and, a general air of excitment . It was a place were local merchants displayed there goods. but when Cassius came back his bike was missing. The local merchants told him that there was a police officer in the bassment were he could report it. He told the officer that he was going to beat them up. The officer named Joe Martin said before you think of beating anybody up you better learn to fight and that is how his boxing carer began
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was Born in Louisanna .