Muhammad Ali January 17, 1942 - June 3, 2016

1942 - 1954

Young Muhammad Ali

Young Casius Marcellus Clay Jr. "Muhammad Ali" was born on January 17th, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Photos of Muhammad Ali ages 12-18
Muhammad Ali started to fight competitively at the age of 18
Ali had managed to win two National Glove Titles & two Amateur Athletic union titles, and 100 victories against 8 losses before graduating high school.
Muhammad Ali at the 1960 Olympics
A statue now stands in his hometown Louisville, Kentucky
A street named after Ali

At the age of 22 years old, Ali had converted to Islam changing his name from Cassius Clay, which he called his 'slave name", to Muhammad Ali. Doing this set an example for racial pride for African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement.

Muhammad Ali had lived a life filled with many accomplishments. Either it had been in the ring or out of it.

Famous quotes from Muhammad Ali
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