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Career Profiles - Muhammad Ali - Part II - 1964 to 2016
Muhammad Ali born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr (January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer and activist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", he is regarded as one of the most significant sports figures of the 20th century and is often regarded as the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time.
In part two, we continue the journey of Muhammad Ali and how his career takes a dramatic turn after he refuses to serve in the Vietnam War. Following his exile from boxing we tell the story of how the defining fights such as 'The Fight Of The Century', 'The Rumble In The Jungle', and 'The Thrilla In Manila' would shape the second part of his career and legacy.
As his boxing career comes to an end which made for sad viewing, we discuss the impact the years of punishment had on Ali and tell the stories of the most notable moments following his boxing career until his eventual passing in 2016.
Finally, we discuss the impact of Muhammad Ali not just on boxing but on society!
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