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In 2005 Ali helps to fight Parkinson's. He has Parkinson's so he wants to help other kids teens and adults fight to stop it. He has his own Foundation. It's called "The national Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Foundation"
The president gave Ali this metal. This is the highest honor you can get. This is a really big part of Ali's life. Ali has done many important things in his life, and this is very important.
In the 1996 Olympic Games Ali carried the torch. He Carried and lit the Torch. He was the first boxer to carry the torch at the Olympic games. He was the 17th person to carry it out of the history of the Olympic games.
On December 12, 1981 In Nassau Ali fought his last fight. He lost this last fight. To his opponent Trevor Berbick. Some say Ali should have stopped boxing earlier.
Ali lost to keon. Ali lost his Champion title. This fight lasted 15 rounds. Ali fought as hard as he could. Ali later regains his title back.
In 1976 Ali fought Norton. Ali won against Norton. This fight was also 15 rounds. Ali was getting old so it is harder for him to last long in fights. But Ali doesn't give up.
In 1975 Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier. The first time Ali fought Frazier he lost. But this time Ali beat Frazier. This fight lasted 15 rounds.
On October 1974 Muhammad Ali fought against George Foreman. This is were Ali discovered his new fighting style "The rope-a-dope". This fight was 15 rounds. Ali won with a knock out.
4 years earlier Muhammad Ali got put in exile for resisting to go to war. But now he is able to fight again. The court said that he could fight, but they did not know that it was against his religion. Therefore the court order was silenced, so he could fight again.
In 1971 Muhammad Ali got put in exile. Ali got put in exile because he resisted to go to war. He did not want to go to war because it is against his religion. Ali was not able to fight from 1971 to 1974. He got taken out of fighting during his prime years. A boxers prime years are from the 24-28
In 1970 Ali fought Joe Frazier. This fight lasted 15 rounds. Ali lost this fight. This is very bad for Ali's reputation. Ali later on fought Frazier and won
Ali had fought Ernie Terrell. Terrell did not want to call Ali, Muhammad Ali. He wanted to call him Cassius Clay still. After Ali beat Terrell he continued to call him Cassius Clay instead of Muhammad Ali.
In 1964 Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was no more. Now he is known as Muhammad Ali. Ali changed his name because he was accepted to the nation of Islam. Becoming Islamic he decided to change his name because he was now a member on the nation of Islam. Also he did not want to keep his slave name.
Cassius Clay Fought Henrey Cooper. Cassius fought Cooper for a full 15 rounds. By the 14th round Cassius had a broken jaw and half blind. Cassius won the fight. After this fight Cassius Clay announced himself "the greatest".
Cassius Clay won the 1960-1961 Olympic gold metal. This is very important for young Cassius Clay. He was 18 when he won the metal. This is a very good for his reputation at such a young age.
1945 12 year old Cassius Clay's bike get stolen in Louisville. Cassius wanted to find this person who stole his bike.He wanted to beat them up. Then young Cassius Clay meet his trainer. This is when he started his long boxing career.
Cassius Clay Jr. was born in Louisville Kentucky. Cassius, Sr. and Odessa Clay had a baby boy in Louisville, Kentucky. Cassius Clay Jr. has a younger brother Rudy.