Mohamed Ali: The Man The Myth The Legend
About The Publisher And Purpose
My name is Jack I go to Holman Middle School and i am in the 6th grade this is an educational website about Mohamed Ali and is life/career of boxing and the rode to being the best.
I chose to do this on Mohamed Ali because he is a great roll model and he has allot of stories to tell about his boxing life and also his life outside of boxing. Also not many kids know to much about the sport of boxing and don't really know allot about Mohamed Ali and he is a great at boxing Mohamed Ali will go down as being a legend!
Description Paragraph: Growing up and Grown Up
Mohamed Ali is one of the greatest American boxers Born in 1942 in Louisville Kentucky. Ali was just e regular kid until one day when a kid stole his bike and that when it all changed! He went to a local police officer who was teaching boxing in a nearby gym. He told the police officer that he wanted to beat up the thief and then the police officer told him you need to learn how to fight first and that was when he asked the police officer if he could train him and he did. Next thing you know he is competing in his first amateur match in 1954, he won that fight by a split decision. He was a heavy weight champ and full of self-esteem.He is known for his unusually fast reflexes and his famous and inspirational quotes like “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”He is known for his unusually fast reflexes and his famous and inspirational quotes like “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”. Muhammad went on to be a gold medalist in boxing and also i heavy weight champion he went on to defend his tidal. He ended his career with 56 wins and 5 loses and also 37 knock outs. He retired for the last time at the age of 39 and will be remembered as a legend of boxing!
These quotes show how confident Mohamed Ali was and he never lost his confidence
Cause and Effect: The outcomes of Mohamed Ali's career young and old
A kid comes up to Mohamed Ali as a kid and beets him up and takes his bike and the next thing you know he is in a local police officers guy working out and learning how to fight every day! In 1954 he gets challenged in his first match he ends up winning his first amateur match by a split decision. He starts fighting in more matches and gets better and better until he wins a heavyweight title and he went on to defend the tidal three times. He was defeated by Leon Spinks in 1978 and was knocked out by Larry Holmes in 1980. In 1981 Ali fought his last match losing his heavyweight title to Trevor Berbick. He announced his retirement from boxing the next day!
Chronological: A trek through Muhammad's career.
In March 1971 Mohamed Ali gets knocked out by Joe Frazier the heavyweight champ at the time in the 15th round. Mohamed gets revenge in 1974 against Joe Frazier and also gains the heavyweight title back by beating George Foreman in the 8th round. Ali fights Frazier again in 1975 known as the Thrill in Manila the two heavyweight champs battle until the 15th round were Frazier cant come out to fight. With a career of 55-2 Mohamed loses his belt in 1978 to the 1976 Olympic champ Leon Spinks but Mohamed wins the title back 7 months later. In 1979 he announces his retirement on June 27.
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