Muhammad Ali Boxing Legend

Life out of the ring

At age 12 Cassius was learning to box with local police officer Joe martin.He had a temper at a young age so boxing fitted him.Cassius was very fast on his feet very soon.Changed his name to Muhammad Ali because he changed to Muslim after a fight with Sonny Liston in 1967 Muhammad Ali was sentenced to 5 years in jail and a 10,000 fine because refused to join war because of religion but later found not guilty and was free to go.

Life in ring.

Muhammad Ali knocking out Sonny Liston.
Float like a butterfly sting like a bee.

First person to win three titles three times.As an amateur boxer Muhammad Ali won six Golden Gloves,two National Championships, and a gold medal in Rome, Italy.His career path was boxing and his message is to stay true to your self. Surprisingly Muhammad had nine children!Muhammad Ali was born January 17 1942 and died June 3 2016.His word of advise is"Champions aren't made in gyms.Champions are made from something they have deep inside them:a desire,a dream,a vision."

Feinstein, Stephen. Muhammad Ali. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2008. Print.


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