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STUDENT Nicholas Zitzmann
by: Nicholas Zitzmann
5 months ago
Muhammad Ali was born as Cassius Marcellus Clay jr, in Louisville Kentucky
Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74
In the 1960 summer olympics in Rome, Cassius Clay won a gold metal in the heavyweight division.
Ali refused to fight in the vietnam war. he was arrested, and sentenced to 5 years in jail. But since he did not go to jail he missed four years of boxing
Known as the fight of the year, Ali and Frazier fought an epic fight in Madison Square Garden. That was Ali's first loss of his career.
Ali changed religions to Islam
Ali retires from boxing known as the greatest of all time
Ali's record in boxing was 56 wins, 5 losses, and 37 knockouts.
Made his debut with a 6 round decision win
Ran with the olympic torch
Was diagnosed with parkinson's disease
Ali had one sister and four brothers.
Someone had stolen Cassius's bike, so he went to the police station and told the police. The police could not do much for him, so Cassius said, "I am going to whup whoever stole my bike." The police officer who told this was Joe E. Martin. that was how Clay started boxing. But they never did find Clay's bike
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