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Muhammad Ali
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Muhammad Ali

The Greatest Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World
Muhammad Ali

Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr

Age

74

Born

17 Jan 1942

Died

3 Jun 2016

Muhammad Ali Bio Details

Full name

Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr

Also known as

The Greatest

Gender

Male

Age

74

Date of birth

17 Jan 1942

Birth place

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Date of death:

3 Jun 2016

Place of death

Pheonix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA

Cause of death

Septic Shock

Occupations

Political Activist

Writer

Boxer (1954 - 1981)

Education

Central High School, Louisville, Kentucky, United States

In 21 years, Ali won 56 fights and lost 5. His health deteriorated in 1984 and was diagnosed with Parkinson's. 36 years after winning the gold olympic medal in Rome he lit the olympic torch at the 1996 Atlanta opening ceremony bringing millions of fans to tears. He won BBC Sports Personality of the century in 1999 and made a special appearance at the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony. He will also be remembered for his strong beliefs in religious freedom and racial injustice.
Ali first fought and won an amateur bout against Ron O'Keefe in 1954.
In 1964 Cassius announced his conversion to Islam and on 6th March he changed his name to Muhammad.
With antiwar principles he refused to join the army in 1966 to serve in Vietnam, Ali had his boxing licence suspended from 1967 to 1970 which was the pinnacle of his career. The US supreme court reversed this decision in 1971.
Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from George W Bush in 2005
Some of his historic boxing matches were 
'Fight of the Century' - Joe Frazier,  Madison Square Garden in 1971, Frazier won in 15 rounds. 
''The Rumble in the Jungle' - George Foreman, Zaire in 1974, Ali won with a knockout. 
'Thrilla in Manila' - Joe Frazier, the Philippines in 1975, Ali won with a knockout.

Muhammad Ali Siblings

Rudolph Clay

Brother

Rahman Ali

Brother

Partners of 
Muhammad Ali

Lonnie Ali

Married

1 child together

1986

Barbara Mensah

Alleged Affair

1980

Veronica Porsche Anderson

Divorced

2 children together

married 1977
divorce about 1986

Wanda Bolton

Alleged Affair

1973

Patricia Harvell

Alleged Affair

1971

Khalilah Camacho Ali

Divorced

4 children together

married 1967
divorce about 1977

Sonji Roy

Divorced

married 1964
divorce 1966

Muhammad Ali Children

Muhammad Ali Partner(s) Other Children

Maryum Ali

born 1968, age 49 (approx.)
with Khalilah Camacho Ali

Jamillah Ali

born 1970, age 47 (approx.)
with Khalilah Camacho Ali

Rasheda Ali

born 1970, age 47 (approx.)
with Khalilah Camacho Ali

Muhammad Ali Jnr

born 1972, age 45 (approx.)
with Khalilah Camacho Ali

Son of Boxer Muhammad Ali

Hana Ali

born 1977 (bef.), age 40 (bef.)
with Veronica Porsche Anderson

Laila Ali

born 1977, age 39
with Veronica Porsche Anderson

Muhammad Ali's Daughter

Asaad Ali

adopted with Lonnie Ali

Trivia

Products endorsed

Roach

1979

Ali endorsed a cockroach killing insecticide in 1979

Mego Muhammad Ali Action Figure

1976

He sold his image in 1976 to toy company Mego. The figure had the capacity to box using a pug in trigger in his back. This toy is now a collectors item.

Porsche 911

2015

The advert features Ali fighting himself. To create it, they used two athletes trained by Darrell Foster who is the consultant for Ali style fighting for Hollywood films. Dots were placed all over them for CGI and Ali's image was sculptured onto them. Maria Sharapova also features, playing tennis against herself.

IBM

2004

Apple

1997

The Think Different advert features images of people that changed the world for the better. Muhammad Ali, Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, Richard Branson, John Lennon, Thomas Edison, Mhatma Gandhi, Amelia Earhart, Alfred Hitchcock, Martha Graham, Jim Henson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bob Dylan, Ted Turner, Maria Callas and Pablo Picasso.

Louis Vuitton

2012

As well as contemporary photos in the magazine adverts he also features in a short tribute film of spoken word poetry.

Muhammad Ali Family

Muhammad Ali's parents:

Muhammad Ali's father was Cassius Clay Muhammad Ali's mother was Odessa Clay


Muhammad Ali's children:

Muhammad Ali's daughter is Laila Ali Muhammad Ali's daughter is Maryum Ali Muhammad Ali's daughter is Jamillah Ali Muhammad Ali's daughter is Rasheda Ali Muhammad Ali's son is Muhammad Ali Jnr Muhammad Ali's daughter is Hana Ali Muhammad Ali's adopted son is Asaad Ali


Muhammad Ali's current partners:

Muhammad Ali's wife was Lonnie Ali


Muhammad Ali's former partners:

Muhammad Ali allegedly had an affair with Barbara Mensah Muhammad Ali's former wife is Veronica Porsche Anderson Muhammad Ali allegedly had an affair with Wanda Bolton Muhammad Ali allegedly had an affair with Patricia Harvell Muhammad Ali's former wife is Khalilah Camacho Ali Muhammad Ali's former wife was Sonji Roy


Muhammad Ali's siblings:

Muhammad Ali's brother is Rudolph Clay Muhammad Ali's brother is Rahman Ali


Muhammad Ali's grandparents:

Muhammad Ali's grandfather was John Grady Muhammad Ali's grandmother was Birdie Grady Muhammad Ali's grandfather was Herman Clay Muhammad Ali's grandmother was Edith Clay


Muhammad Ali's great grandparents:

Muhammad Ali's great grandfather was Thomas Morehead Muhammad Ali's great grandmother was Lizze Morehead Muhammad Ali's great grandmother was Betsy Greathouse Muhammad Ali's great grandfather was John Clay Muhammad Ali's great grandmother was Sarah Clay   Muhammad Ali's great great grandfather was Abram Bibb Muhammad Ali's great great grandfather was Amistead Morehead Muhammad Ali's great great grandmother is Dinah Morehead


Muhammad Ali's grandchildren:

Muhammad Ali's grandson is Biaggio Ali Walsh Muhammad Ali's granddaughter is Ameera Ali Muhammad Ali's granddaughter is Shakera Ali Muhammad Ali's grandson is Curtis Conway Muhammad Ali's granddaughter is Sydney Conway


Muhammad Ali's uncles and aunts:

Muhammad Ali's uncle was Everett Clay Muhammad Ali's aunt-by-marriage was Carrie Clay Muhammad Ali's aunt was Eva Waddell Muhammad Ali's uncle-by-marriage was James Waddell Snr Muhammad Ali's aunt was Coretta Clay Muhammad Ali's aunt was Betsy Clay


Muhammad Ali's great uncles and aunts:

Muhammad Ali's great uncle was Daniel Clay Muhammad Ali's great uncle was John Clay Muhammad Ali's great uncle was Claud Clay Muhammad Ali's great uncle was Casus Clay Muhammad Ali's great uncle was Nannie Rodgers


Muhammad Ali's in laws:

Muhammad Ali's sister in law is Marilyn Williams Muhammad Ali's daughter in law is Shaakira Ali Muhammad Ali's son in law is Curtis Conway


Muhammad Ali's former in laws:

Muhammad Ali's former son in law is Johnny McClain


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