Muhammad Ali, whose birth name is Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born on January 17, 1942, in the state of Kentucky, United States of America. The feature that introduces itself to the whole world is that it has the title of “the best heavyweight boxing champion of all time” which is the opinion that many experts have expressed. Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky. When he was 12 years oldu, he met with boxing sport.
Shortly thereafter, Muhammed Ali, who took his place in amateur records at the National AAU and Golden Gloves Championships, entered the professional league with a gold medal in Rome in 1960. This gold medal won at the age of 18 began to spread Muhammad Ali’s reputation all over the world.
First World Championship
Muhammad Ali was named “World Champion” by defeating S. Liston in 1964 when he was only 22 years old. After his victory, he changed his religion and explained that he was a Muslim, and his name was renewed as Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali had to break the boxing for three years from 1967 to 1970. Muhammad Ali’s first loss in professional boxing was in a match against Joe Frazier in 1971.
According to the experts, Muhammad Ali was not as ready as his rival in this match, which is named as “Match of the century”. After this result, Muhammad Ali tried to work harder, and he gained his name in two years. In 1973 he agreed with Joe Frazier for a title match. There was only Joe Frazier and George Foreman. Frazier was surprisingly knocked out in two rounds. Ali first made a match with Fraizer and then with Foreman from behind and won both games with a knockout. Finally, we can say Ali is one of the boxing legends of the world history.