Throughout the history there have been many famous people who have lived in this country. Some of them were actors, politicians and even athletes. And out of them one of the them all. one of was a gifted boxer named Muhammad Ali. Ali made is first marked as an amateur, then as professional. Ali went through many hard trail in his life, and one of them will change the future. Which will alter lead him to become the greatest Muhammad Ali. Ali is one of the most famous boxer of all time. 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. Ali's family were a very close family. They lived in a small house bought by Ali's father(Early life ). He's family weren't poor. They were better off than many other southern blacks at the time. They would have been considered middle class by today's standards.
At the age of 12, Ali discovered his talent for boxing . After, Ali's bike was stolen, and he told a police officer, Joe Martin, that he wanted to beat up the thief. And the officer told him "Well, you better learn how to fight before you start challenging people.This lead Ali to get mad and later, Ali started working with Martin and learn how to box, and soon began his boxing career. In Ali's first amateur match in 1954, he won the fight by split decision. And later, Ali went on to win the 1956 Golden Gloves for novices in the light heavyweight class. But, three years afterwards he won the national golden gloves tournament of champions and the amateur athletic union title as well.
After winning all those titles, In 1960 he decided it was time to take his skills to the Olympics. In 1960 he won a spot on the U.S. Olympic boxing team due to his boxing skills. later, Ali traveled to Rome and Italy to compete in boxing match. At the high of 6 feet 3 inches tall, Ali was an imposing figure in the ring. He was known for his powerful footwork, and powerful jab. After he won the Olympic gold medal Ali was known as an american hero. During the 1960s Ali was seemed unstoppable because he was winning all of this match with knockouts. in 1963 Ali defeated British heavyweight champion Henry Cooper and then later, He knockout Sonny Liston in 1964 to become the heavyweight champion in the world. Sometimes Ali referred himself as the "Greatest" Ali was a famous quoted person and in one of his quote he told the reporter that he could float like a butterfly, Sting like a bee" in the boxing ring.
Ali has been married four times and he has two sons and seven daughters. He...