Muhammad Ali with Sonny Liston on the floor

Muhammad Ali

Tamerick Harris

Muhammad Ali Facts

He won a spot on the U.S Olympic Team. He won the Olympic gold medal. His hall of fame star is the only star not on the sidewalk. He refused to go to the army because of his religious beleifs

Early Life

Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville , Kentucky. While he was young he experienced racial things while growing up. At 12 his bike was stolen and he told an officer named martin that he was going to beat up the thief. The officer said he would need to know how to fight to go up challenging. He was also a trainer and trained Cassius how to fight. In his first amateur fight in 1954 he won by split decision.

Older Life

Boxing Stats

Quotes

"The who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 he has wasted 30 years of his life."

"It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe."

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