Muhammad Ali Boxer     BIRTHDAY January 17, 1942 BIRTHPLACE Kentucky AGE 72 years old orn as Cassius Clay, he became a boxing icon as well as a peace activist and a philanthropist.  FAMILY LIFE He married his first wife, a waitress named Sonji Roi, one month after meeting her in 1964. But she had problems with the Islamic dress code for women, and they divorced in 1966.

Muhammad Ali Boxer BIRTHDAY January 17, 1942 BIRTHPLACE Kentucky AGE 72 years old orn as Cassius Clay, he became a boxing icon as well as a peace activist and a philanthropist. FAMILY LIFE He married his first wife, a waitress named Sonji Roi, one month after meeting her in 1964. But she had problems with the Islamic dress code for women, and they divorced in 1966.

On February 25, 1964, 22-year-old Cassius Clay shocks the odds-makers by dethroning world heavyweight boxing champ Sonny Liston in a seventh-round technical knockout. The dreaded Liston, who had twice demolished former champ Floyd Patterson in one round, was an 8-to-1 favorite.

On February 25, 1964, 22-year-old Cassius Clay shocks the odds-makers by dethroning world heavyweight boxing champ Sonny Liston in a seventh-round technical knockout. The dreaded Liston, who had twice demolished former champ Floyd Patterson in one round, was an 8-to-1 favorite.

Muhammad Ali, One of the Most Famous Boxers of All Time: Muhammad Ali during training for his fight with Al "Blue" Lewis held in Dublin, Republic of Ireland in 1972.

Muhammad Ali, One of the Most Famous Boxers of All Time

Muhammad Ali, One of the Most Famous Boxers of All Time: Muhammad Ali during training for his fight with Al "Blue" Lewis held in Dublin, Republic of Ireland in 1972.

Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer and activist. He was widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. Wikipedia Born: January 17, 1942, Louisville, Kentucky, United States Died: June 3, 2016, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States Height: 1.91 m Spouse: Lonnie Ali (m. 1986–2016), more Children: Laila Ali, Maryum Ali, Rasheda Ali, Asaad Amin, Hana Ali, Khaliah Ali, Jamillah Ali, Miya Ali, Muhammad Ali Jr.

Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer and activist. He was widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. Wikipedia Born: January 17, 1942, Louisville, Kentucky, United States Died: June 3, 2016, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States Height: 1.91 m Spouse: Lonnie Ali (m. 1986–2016), more Children: Laila Ali, Maryum Ali, Rasheda Ali, Asaad Amin, Hana Ali, Khaliah Ali, Jamillah Ali, Miya Ali, Muhammad Ali Jr.

Today marks the 70th birthday of boxing great and sporting legend Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday: 70 iconic pictures from a golden career

Today marks the 70th birthday of boxing great and sporting legend Muhammad Ali.

Today is World Parkinson's Day. It also marks 10 years of providing education, hope, and support via our Spanish-speaking Parkinson's community at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center. Learn more about the program here: BarrowNeuro.org/Parkinsons

Today is World Parkinson's Day. It also marks 10 years of providing education, hope, and support via our Spanish-speaking Parkinson's community at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center. Learn more about the program here: BarrowNeuro.org/Parkinsons

Today marks the 70th birthday of boxing great and sporting legend Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday: 70 iconic pictures from a golden career

Today marks the 70th birthday of boxing great and sporting legend Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali dodges 23 punches in 10 seconds. Gif.

WATCH: Muhammad Ali Dodges 21 Punches, Does Victory Dance

The Soul of a Butterfly - Muhammad Ali by Muhammad Ali  Topics Muhammad Ali, Islam, Boxing, Sportsman, America, Celebrity, Christian, Muslim, Revert, Conversion, Religion, Autobiography SHOW MORE   In The Soul of a Butterfly the great champion takes readers on a spiritual journey through the seasons of life, from childhood to the present, and shares the beliefs that have served him well.  After fighting some of the fiercest bouts in boxing history, today Muhammad Ali faces his most powerful…

The Soul of a Butterfly - Muhammad Ali by Muhammad Ali Topics Muhammad Ali, Islam, Boxing, Sportsman, America, Celebrity, Christian, Muslim, Revert, Conversion, Religion, Autobiography SHOW MORE In The Soul of a Butterfly the great champion takes readers on a spiritual journey through the seasons of life, from childhood to the present, and shares the beliefs that have served him well. After fighting some of the fiercest bouts in boxing history, today Muhammad Ali faces his most powerful…

Howard Cosell laughs at Muhammad Ali before Ali’s fight against Joe Bugner at the Convention Center in Las Vegas on Feb. 14, 1973. The legendary sportscaster passed away 20 years ago today. He was 77. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Howard Cosell laughs at Muhammad Ali before Ali’s fight against Joe Bugner at the Convention Center in Las Vegas on Feb. 14, 1973. The legendary sportscaster passed away 20 years ago today. He was 77. (Neil Leifer/SI)

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