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Muhammad Ali

Born: January 17, 1942
Died: June 3, 2016 (aged 74)

Height: 6'6" (198cm)

Hometown: Louisville, KY, USA
Nationality: United States American

Muhammad Ali against George Foreman in 1974
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Sports Mole has 88 articles about Muhammad Ali. Articles 1 to 40:
Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring against Paderborn on May 31, 2020
George Floyd death: Sports stars have important role in demanding change and justice
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at the role sports stars can play in demanding change in the wake of George Floyd's death, and where some are neglecting their duties.
Jun 1, 16:17
Katie Taylor celebrates after winning the fight on November 2, 2019
Katie Taylor wants to emulate Muhammad Ali legacy
The Irish fighter is one of the biggest stars in women's boxing.
May 8, 18:29
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New Sky channels to launch on May 27
Sky confirms the launch date of Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature as May 27.
Apr 16, 14:47
Floyd Mayweather pictured in January 2019
The top 10 boxers of all time
The best to have ever graced the ring.
Apr 3, 10:49
Tyson Fury in action on February 22, 2020
Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder III: Heavyweight boxing's greatest trilogies
Muhammad Ali has been involved in two famous trilogies.
Feb 25, 13:02
Anthony Joshua pictured on December 2, 2019
Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr II: Five of the best heavyweight rematches
Several heavyweight champions have needed a second chance over the years.
Dec 4, 12:24
Father of Conor Benn, Nigel Benn in the ring before the fight on July 1, 2019
Nigel Benn returns: Five previous memorable boxing comebacks
Benn has not fought professionally since 1996.
Sep 25, 17:46
Liverpool celebrate Divock Origi's winning goal against Barcelona in the Champions League on May 7, 2019.
From Leicester to Medinah - the greatest odds-defying sporting moments
A look back at some memorable sporting miracle moments.
May 8, 14:11
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Muhammad Ali gets two-year ban after failing drugs test
British Olympic boxer Muhammad Ali is suspended for two years after failing a drugs test.
Feb 7, 20:54
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Ian Wright: 'Arsene Wenger reminds me of Muhammad Ali'
Arsenal legend Ian Wright compares the struggles of Gunners head coach Arsene Wenger to the latter stages of Muhammad Ali's boxing career.
Aug 30, 21:28
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Tyson Fury: 'April bout with Anthony Joshua already in place'
Tyson Fury claims that boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has already booked Wembley Stadium for an all-British heavyweight bout against Anthony Joshua in April 2018.
May 8, 15:39
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Two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams turns professional
Two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams confirms that she has signed a long-term deal to turn professional with promoter Frank Warren.
Jan 23, 19:29
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Eddie Jones: England must "play smart" against South Africa
Eddie Jones wants to see his England players overcome South Africa through the use of smart tactics, rather than matching their opponents through sheer strength.
Nov 11, 12:26
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David Haye backs Tyson Fury to return better than ever
David Haye backs Tyson Fury to bounce back from his personal problems and return to the ring better than ever.
Oct 13, 21:47
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Interview: Team GB boxer Qais Ashfaq eyes gold medal in Rio
Sports Mole catches up with Team GB bantamweight boxer Qais Ashfaq ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
Jul 19, 16:13
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Team GB to take 12 boxers to Rio
Team GB to take their biggest ever team of 12 boxers to the Olympic Games in Rio after Pat McCormack and Josh Kelly qualified for the competition.
Jun 23, 19:26
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Thousands pay tribute to Muhammad Ali at memorial service in Louisville
A memorial service for Muhammad Ali sees thousands of people pay tribute to the boxing legend, who died last Friday aged 74.
Jun 10, 22:45
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Muhammad Ali funeral to be streamed live at O2 Arena in London
The funeral of boxing legend Muhammad Ali will be streamed live at the O2 Arena in London on Friday.
Jun 9, 12:54
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Family spokesman: Muhammad Ali death caused by "septic shock"
A family spokesman reveals that iconic sportsman Muhammad Ali died of "septic shock due to unspecified natural causes".
Jun 5, 09:29
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George Foreman: 'Muhammad Ali was the greatest'
George Foreman pays tribute to "the greatest", Muhammad Ali, following the former world heavyweight champion's death.
Jun 4, 20:16
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Chris Eubank: 'Muhammad Ali inspired others to improve'
Chris Eubank pays his respects to the late Muhammad Ali for his work both inside and outside of the ring.
Jun 4, 20:00
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Barack Obama: 'Muhammad Ali shook up the world and we're better for it'
United States president Barack Obama says that the late Muhammad Ali "shook up the world, and the world is better for it".
Jun 4, 14:49
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Boxing reacts to the passing of Muhammad Ali
The boxing world takes to social media to react to the death of Muhammad Ali, who has passed away at the age of 74.
Jun 4, 09:24
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Muhammad Ali dies, aged 74
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passes away at the age of 74 after being hospitalised with respiratory problems.
Jun 4, 08:43
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Muhammad Ali 'put on life support machine'
Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali is reportedly put on a life support machine having been taken to hospital due to respiratory problems.
Jun 3, 19:56
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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali hospitalised with respiratory problem
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is in a "fair" condition after being hospitalised with a respiratory problem.
Jun 3, 09:55
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Eight boxers from Team GB qualify for Olympics
Eight Team GB boxers book their spot at the 2016 Olympic Games, while beaten Anthony Fowler will have the chance to make it nine this weekend.
Apr 15, 18:52
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Should professional boxers be allowed at Olympics?
Sports Mole speaks to five members of the Team GB boxing squad to discuss their views on the proposal to allow professionals to compete at the Olympics.
Feb 27, 19:23
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Muhammad Ali releases statement after Donald Trump's proposed Muslim ban
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali releases a statement following Donald Trump's claims that Muslims should be banned from entering the USA.
Dec 10, 10:14
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Tyson Fury: 'I am the next Muhammad Ali'
Tyson Fury says that he will fulfil his potential as the next Muhammad Ali after outclassing Wladimir Klitschko to become heavyweight champion of the world.
Nov 29, 00:33
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sands of time running out for Manchester United's Wayne Rooney
Sports Mole looks into the reasons behind Wayne Rooney's struggles of late and argues that it's time to drop the Manchester United captain.
Nov 2, 11:10
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UFC star Ronda Rousey hopes to change body image standards for women
UFC champion Ronda Rousey says that she wants to change standards of body image for women.
Oct 21, 11:40
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Result: Cut eye again hurts Muhammad Ali
Team GB boxer Muhammad Ali's quarter-final bout with Elvin Mamishzada at the 2015 World Championships is stopped when the Brit suffered a cut eye in the first round.
Oct 10, 17:30
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Result: Muhammad Ali gets revenge on Vincenzo Picardi
Team GB flyweight boxer Muhammad Ali overcomes experienced Italian Vincenzo Picardi in the last-16 stage of the World Championships in Doha.
Oct 9, 17:17
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Muhammad Ali receives award from University of Louisville for inspiring others
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali receives an award at the University of Louisville for inspiring others.
Sep 18, 16:21
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On this day: Cassius Clay wins Olympic light heavyweight gold
Sports Mole looks back at Muhammad Ali's gold-medal win at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, where he competed under his birth name of Cassius Clay.
Sep 5, 08:00
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Nicola Adams pleased to restore morale
Sports Mole speaks to Team GB boxer Nicola Adams following her quarter-final victory at the 2015 European Games.
Jun 22, 09:20
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Muhammad Ali: 'I would have won gold'
Team GB boxer Muhammad Ali tells Sports Mole that he would have taken gold at the 2015 European Games if his last-16 fight had not been stopped.
Jun 21, 11:41
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Interview: Joe Joyce: 'I wanted quick start'
Sports Mole speaks to Team GB boxer Joe Joyce following his last-16 victory over Alexei Zavatin at the 2015 European Games.
Jun 20, 18:22
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Result: Team GB's Joe Joyce races to victory to reach quarter-finals in Baku
Team GB's Joe Joyce beats the Republic of Moldova's Alexei Zavatin in the first round of their last-16 clash at the European Games.
Jun 20, 18:02

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