Muhammad Ali

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
  • Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/17/1942, Capricorn
  • Profession: Boxer; activist
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Muhammad Ali Fast Facts:
  • Converted to Islam in 1963 and was given the name Muhammad Ali (which means Beloved of Allah) by Elijah Muhammad.
  • As an amateur, won six Kentucky Golden Gloves titles, two National Golden Gloves titles and the Olympic gold medal for boxing in the light heavyweight division.
  • As a pro, won the World Heavyweight Championship three times (the only boxer in history to do so) and compiled a record of 56 wins and 5 losses, with 37 knockouts.
  • In 1967, refused to serve in the Vietnam War and was stripped of his title, barred from the ring and sentenced to five years in prison. Three and a half years later, the Supreme Court overturned his conviction and he resumed his boxing career.
  • Was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in the early 1980s.
  • Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005.
  • Muhammad Ali Relationships:
  • Sonja Roi - Ex-wife
  • Belinda Boyd - Ex-wife
  • Odessa Grady Clay - Mother
  • Veronica Porche - Ex-wife
  • Laila Ali - Daughter
  • Jamilla - Daughter
  • Muhammad Ali Jr. - Son
  • Hana - Daughter
  • Asaad - Son
  • Khalilah - Daughter
  • Rasheda Ali - Daughter
  • Maryum - Daughter
  • Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. - Father
  • Miya - Daughter
  • Yolanda 'Lonnie' Williams - Wife

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