An influential black athlete in the decade between 1910 and 1919 like Muhammad Ali would have bee... ... middle of paper ... ...e near future. Ali developed Parkinson’s from a neurological problem caused from all the punches to his head in his long boxing career. This new view on life that has formed in Ali has made his loving personality become world known. Everyone is expecting to see many more good things from Ali in the years that he has left. No one can argue that Muhammad Ali hasn’t had an incredible lifetime.
If Ali had not achievd his quote by going to jail as he so nearly did, then he certainly wouldn't have been an idol for young children, but his determanation, pride and support from family, friends and followers helped him pull through Ali was also a people's champ. Ali was certainly the greatest boxer of the twentieth century who desevres to be remembered as the champ, he was also a charming and courageous man, who despite illness and rejection has earned the respect of millions of people around the world. Sources Muhammad Ali's greatest fight by H Bingham and M Wallace Boxing Greats By Steve Bunce "Ali" the film.
"The Greatest" was the self-proclaimed nickname of Ali, but so many people agreed that it stuck. He went through trials and tribulations in his life, which make him a historic icon. Muhammad Ali is known for being "The Greatest" boxer of all time, but unlike other athletes he is remembered for his out of the ring actions as well as his athletic accomplishments. Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Mercellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Cassius lived with his father, Cassius Sr., his mother, Odessa, and later on with his younger brother Rudy.
He believed that he was able to win the World Heavy Weight Championship which was then held by Jim Jefferies. Every challenge Johnson threw was met with closed doors. “African-Americans were considered unworthy to co... ... middle of paper ... ...rican American to hold the World Heavy Weight Championship. The American Dream is now accessible to anyone who has the drive to achieve it through hard work and motivation to jump obstacles in the path of the set goals. Jack Johnson achieved his dream despite of all the opposition, criticism, all the stereotypes, racism and all the other tough fights life threw at him and hence, paved a way for equality amongst the races in the future.
Muhammad Ali frowned upon those who were prejudice against muslims. Many people falsely accuse muslims as a hate group when in reality they are just as harmless or harmful... ... middle of paper ... ... few year later Ali beat Frazier in a rematch and later reclaimed heavyweight champion title from George Foreman. Muhammad Ali is considered an epic hero due to his skills displayed in the ring and the values he demonstrated outside of it. Ali is considered a modern day epic hero because he excelled in strength, accepted challenges, and was an influential person of action. Muhammad Ali had a major impact on many people.
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” quoted Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. aka Muhammad Ali, known as the greatest boxer of all time. He was the World Heavyweight Champion, three times in his life. Muhammad was not only a boxer, but he also a social activist, as well as a philanthropist. He had a tough life as being the only black boxer at the time. Muhammad was discriminated for his race, but he gained his pride and respect from showing everyone his moves in the ring.
Ali has many interesting facts about his early life,amateur career, Olympics career, personal life, professional boxing career Vietnam War, and resistance to the draft. Ali became one of the most respected boxer of all time due to his accomplishment during is boxing career. Muhammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Ali lived with his father, Cassius Sr., his mother, Odessa, and later on with his younger brother Rudy. He was a boisterous baby, who demonstrated his pugilistic skills at the age of one.
Muhammad Ali once promised the world, “I’m gonna show you how great I am,” before the biggest fight of his boxing career against George Foreman. On May 20th, 1974, not only did he show the world how great he was in the boxing ring, but how great and inspiring he was for the black civil rights movement. Many consider him to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time, but that was not the only reason he was respected, revered, and loved by the general public. He claimed that he spoke nothing but the truth, and that he was a man who held his values to the utmost priority more than anything, and he was not afraid to voice his opinions to the general public on national television. His childhood and teenage years were a time of developing his boxing skills, creating the foundation of his stardom.
He reported the theft to a near by police department, which appointed Joe Martin to handle his case. Joe Elsby Martin supervised the training of young boxers, and invited Ali to join the gym. He arranged for Ali to train with Fred Stoner who taught Ali the basics of moving with speed and grace. He motivated Ali to be like a dancer in the ring. Even at his young age, he was able to develop the skills needed to become a powerful yet skilled boxer.
American boxer, one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport. Colorful, talented, and sometimes controversial, Ali entertained fans and intimidated opponents. His boxing style involved graceful footwork and powerful jabs. He also became famous for bragging about himself. For example, he once described his skills by saying that he could "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee," In 1978 Ali became the first boxer to win the world heavyweight championship title three different times.