Nacimiento y infanciaMuhammad Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky, United States
January 17, 1942. named Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.
¿QUIEN ES MUHAMMAD ALI?Ali is an African American man, who turned boxer, with an orthodox fighting style
debut como boxeadordebuted on October 29, 1960 at Freedom Hall in Louisville against Tunney Hunsaker, a policeman who had about 30 fights under his belt; ten years older than him. Cassius won the bout by unanimous decision by the judges after six rounds.
record profesionalMuhammad Ali's record as a professional boxer ended at 56 victories, 37 of them by knockout and 19 by decision; while he accumulated five defeats, four of them by decision and one by abandonment.
Reconocimientosome of his recognitions were
Some recognitions given to Muhammad Ali during his life -Martin Luther King, Jr. Award (1970).
Entered the United States Olympism Hall of Fame (1983).
Recognition of distinguished service by the World Boxing Association (1985).
-Entered into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (1990).
-Arthur Ashe Award for altruistic work (1997).
-Presidential Medal of Freedom (2005).
-Recognition as "King of Boxing" by the World Boxing Council (2012).
ENFERMEDAD DE ALIAli received a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease in 1984, after showing symptoms of the disease. When he married in 1986, five years after their last fight, Lonnie was 29 and Ali was 44 years old.
FallecimientoOn June 3, 2016, he died of septic shock caused by unspecified natural causes at the age of 74 at a hospital in Phoenix, where he had been admitted for respiratory problems the day before.