Muhammad Ali is the greatest boxer of all time. Nicknamed “The Greatest”, Muhammad Ali is celebrated around the world. The global figure has been the greatest heavyweight boxer many times. He was also named Sportsman of the Century by Sports Illustrated and Sportsman of the Century by the BBC.
Muhammad Ali was born on 17th January 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. His real name is Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. His father’s name is Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. and his mother is Odessa O’Grady Clay. And he also had a brother named Rahman Ali.
While holding an American citizenship and practicing Christianity and later converting to Islam. He was also of Afro-American ethnicity. According to astrology, he had Capricorn as his zodiac sign.
Speaking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at Louisville Central High School in his hometown. And he also completed his postgraduate studies at the university.
Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time, is no longer with us. He died of a respiratory illness caused by septic shock 2nd June 2016 aged 74. Many fans and his family and relatives paid tribute to his death ceremony.
Muhammad Ali is a legendary and biggest name in boxing. The most prolific figure in boxing history is very famous for his amazing feet in the ring, quick footwork, powerful jab and other miscellaneous skills. In his early days, he competed in the 1956 Golden Gloves tournament.
While he also won the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions at light heavyweight. After showing an amazing performance at the game, he got the opportunity to compete in the 1960 Olympics and won gold in the process.
Continuing his quest to become a top boxer, he defeated Sonny Liston to become the reigning heavyweight champion. He further defended the title by defeating various big names like Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, Brian London, Karl Mildenberger, Cleveland Williams, Terrell etc.
However, he lost the title after refusing to serve in the US Army in the Vietnam War. But later, after completing the penalty kick, he fought again for the title against Joe Frazier, dubbed the fight of the century as it was fought between two undefeated opponents. But he lost the game.
During his professional career, he won 56 games and lost 5. For his outstanding record-breaking performances, he was given nicknames such as; The Greatest, Fighter of the Year, Athlete of the Year, Athlete of the Century, Athlete of the Century, etc. In addition, he has also been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, Hollywood Walk of Fame, etc.
Muhammad Ali lived a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned through his work today. Also his total number net worth was approximately $80 million in 2022.
Heading towards the romantic and personal life of Muhammad Ali, he married four times in his life. He was last married to Yolonda Williams in 1986. While his first wife was Sonji Roi, they stayed together from 1964 to 1966. Also, his second wife, Belinda Boyd, stayed together from 1967 to 1977. After his divorce, he married Veronica Porsche Ali in 1977.
They, too, divorced in 1986. Speaking of kids, he had 11 of them in total. They are; Asaad Amin, Hana Ali, Jamillah Ali, Jamillah Ali Miya Ali, Khaliah Ali, Khaliah Ali Muhammad Ali Jr., Laila Ali, Maryum Ali, Miya Ali, Muhammad Ali Jr., Rasheda Ali. While he was straight in terms of gender choice. And he has not had any controversial events to this day.
body measurement and social media
Muhammad Ali was very handsome and had an amazing personality. The boxer stood around 6 feet and 3 inches high. While he weighed 107 kg. Additionally, in terms of total body measurement, the number ranged from 44 inches chest, 36 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps. His eye color was black and he had black hair.
Muhammad Ali was also present on social media. He has a Facebook account under his own name with around 10 million followers. While he also has one Instagram Account under the name @muhammadali with 5.2 million followers. In addition, his Twitter account @Muhammad Ali has 878.3k followers.
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