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  1. Muhammad Ali

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    Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali is a former heavyweight champion boxer. A three-time heavyweight champion, Ali is widely considered one of the greatest boxers of all time. Before turning professional, Ali won a gold medal as a light heavyweight at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.

  2. Duke freshman Jabari Parker's Mag Minute ESPN The Magazine

    Theresa Manahan

    In ESPN The Magazine, Theresa Manahan talks to Jabari Parker about his perfect day, his favorite movies and his idol, Muhammad Ali.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  3. Muhammad Ali's gloves used in first Sonny Liston fight sell at au...

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing gloves that Muhammad Ali wore when he won the world heavyweight championship for the first time sold at auction for $836,500 on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
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  5. Muhammad Ali gloves from first heavyweight title fight for sale

    Darren Rovell

    A pair of gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his first heavyweight championship fight have hit the auction block again.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  6. Photo: Legendary Colombian keeper Rene Higuita shares his water w...

    Chris Wright

    Forget Muhammad Ali towering over Sonny Liston in '65, Bobby Moore being carried around Wembley with the Jules Rimet trophy in '66 or even Zinedine Zidane head-butting Marco Materazzi in the breastbone in '06; we're going to go ahead and suggest that...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  7. Sherman says Ali is his inspiration

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- Richard Sherman has said many times that one of his heroes is Muhammad Ali. After his recent braggadocios rant Sunday, some people have compared Sherman to Ali's bravado in his heyday. But Sherman sees Ali in a much more seriou...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  8. Happy Birthday, Champ!


    Happy birthday, Muhammad Ali! The boxing legend and renowned social activist turns 72 today. Born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Ky., he rose to international fame after upsetting Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship in 1964. Shortly after, he ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  9. Bolts bob and weave, suffocate Bengals

    Eric D. Williams

    CINCINNATI -- According to Mike McCoy, the San Diego Chargers executed the rope-a-dope Muhammad Ali made famous on the Cincinnati Bengals. "A lot of times teams lose the game rather than win it," the San Diego coach said of the Chargers' 27-10 vic...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
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  11. 12 Days: Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    In the spirit of the holidays, ESPN is celebrating the season with our own "12 Days" wish list of the fights we want to see most, regardless of promotional or other entanglements. Keep checking back in the coming days to see new fights revealed, disc...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  12. The day Merchant met Mandela

    Dan Rafael

    As a sports columnist, author and broadcaster, Larry Merchant has spent the better part of 60 years conducting interviews with a who's who of boxing luminaries, not to mention all of the other famous figures he dealt with during his newspaper days. ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  13. Nelson Mandela mourned by sports world

    Sports figures from Muhammad Ali to Tiger Woods to the president of soccer's governing body were among the many mourning the death of Nelson Mandela on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  14. ABG buys Muhammad Ali estate, licensing rights

    Darren Rovell

    The company that manages the licensing rights of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley announced Tuesday that they have purchased the rights to Muhammad Ali.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  15. Kentucky must unify to fulfill potential

    Myron Medcalf

    In 1975, former boxing champion George Foreman fought five men in Toronto on the same night. It was a futile attempt to regain his confidence following his knockout loss to Muhammad Ali in Zaire the previous year. Unexpected losses can sap the mac...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  16. Roma, you have been warned

    Mina Rzouki

    "If you even dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologize," said the great Muhammad Ali said. Dreams are for everyone but victory is for the elite. Juve's Sunday night demolition of Napoli, their great challengers for the title, not only d...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  17. 'The Greatest' becomes a pro

    D'Arcy Maine

    On this day in 1960, Muhammad Ali -- then known as Cassius Clay -- made his professional boxing debut at age 18. After winning the gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Ali won a six-round decision over Tunney Hun...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  18. A look back at great sports trilogies

    Andrew Davis, ESPN Stats & Info

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Larry Bird and Magic Johnson met in the NBA Finals three times in the 1980s. This Saturday night, UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez will fight Junior dos Santos in Houston for the third time. It could g...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  19. Flashback: Laila Ali enters ring


    On this day in 1999, Laila Ali made her professional boxing debut with a 31-second knockout of April Fowler. The daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, Laila instantly became the face of women's professional boxing. Some of her signature bouts inc...

    Blog | October 08, 2013