All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Muhammad Ali’

Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rope-A-Dope’ Should Not Be Glorified, Says Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Junior is already a legend in his own mind, and now he wants the world to know that he’s even better than Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, the outspoken pugilist said that “no one can ever brainwash me to make me believe that Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad …

Read More

Muhammad Ali, the Boxing Legend and King of Trash Talk, Signs New Deal With Under Armour

Muhammad Ali has signed as a the new face of Under Armour. The 73-year-old heavyweight boxing legend, who was named the “Sportsman of the Century” by Sports Illustrated, is back in the limelight again after signing a deal with Under Armour. According to CNN Money, Under Armour announced Wednesday it will launch a “lifestyle apparel” line bearing Ali’s likeness and …

Read More

Muhammad Ali Found Unresponsive, Rushed To Hopsital

Muhammad Ali was brought to the ICU after house guests found the boxer unresponsive. According to reports, he is currently undergoing tests to find out what is wrong. A source told Radar Online, “He wasn’t responding. He went to bed Tuesday night, but didn’t wake up in the afternoon or evening the next day. He was sleeping for 24 hours.” …

Read More

Muhammad Ali Remains Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Muhammad Ali is reportedly still in the hospital with pneumonia, but is “is making great progress,” according to Bob Gunnell, who is a spokesperson for the family. The three-time heavyweight boxing champion, humanitarian and native of Louisville, Kentucky remained at an undisclosed hospital to which he was admitted back on December 20th, the spokesperson shared. Aside from this small bit …

Read More

Muhammad Ali Posts Selfie, Knocking Out Rumors

Muhammad Ali just served a knockout once again. This time the sucker on the receiving end was rumor that the legend was down for the count. Speculation has been swirling lately that Muhammad Ali’s health is deteriorating rapidly. The legendary boxer has been battling Parkinson’s Disease for 30 years. The concern over Ali’s health was sparked by comments made by …

Read More

Muhammad Ali Daughters Promote New Film In U.K.

Muhammad Ali’s daughters spent time in London promoting the U.K. release of “I Am Ali,” a documentary about the boxing legend’s career that The Guardian calls “a very watchable tribute.” The documentary mixes interviews with Ali’s family and inner circle with archive footage and personal audio recordings and includes the years when Ali was banned from boxing from 1967-1971. Step-sisters …

Read More

Muhammad Ali: Is Boxing Linked To His Parkinson’s?

Most people just assume that Muhammad Ali, the self-proclaimed “Greatest of all Time,” suffers from Parkinson’s Disease because of his years taking head shots in the boxing ring. However, Ali’s personal physician, Dr. Abraham Lieberman, said during an interview with BBC Radio Five Live’s Sportsweek programme, that there is no way to know for sure why Ali got Parkinson’s Disease …

Read More

Muhammad Ali Is Alive And Well 40 Years After The ‘Rumble In The Jungle’

October 30 marks the 40th anniversary of his iconic boxing fight with George Foreman, and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is alive and well. Despite suffering from a debilitating disease such as Parkinson’s, Ali is reportedly feeling well overall and his spirit remains strong. Ali’s daughter Hana Ali said that Parkinson’s disease has affected her father’s ability to speak and walk, …

Read More

Muhammad Ali’s Infamous Gloves Sell For $860,500 at Auction

Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves from his first championship fight in Miami Beach nearly half a century ago sold at an auction in New York on Saturday, bringing over four times what they had been expected to sell for. An unnamed buyer at the Heritage Auctions Sports’ Platinum Night Auction bought the historical gloves for $860,500. Heritage Auctions recently said that …

Read More

Muhammad Ali’s Legendary Gloves Sell for $836,500

Muhammad Ali beat Sonny Liston to win his very first heavyweight title 50 years ago. Marking the special anniversary, his gloves from that fight were auctioned off on Saturday for $836,500, according to AFP. Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) was already an up and coming star when he fought Liston, after much taunting on his part. He won the …

Read More

Muhammad Ali Gets Birthday Greetings From Plumber

As an act of disbelief, plumber Tony Kelly marched across the street from the house where he was working and knocked on a door. He had been told by some of his co-workers that he was working right across from where boxing legend Muhammad Ali lives. Said Kelly, “I thought it was a wind-up, so I decided to call their …

Read More

MLK & Ali were NSA Targets During Vietnam War

More revelations have been coming out since the NSA came under fire via the Edward Snowden leaks, and to some, these latest discoveries may not be so surprising: AlJazeera America reported that the NSA did eavesdrop on famed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, and several others during the Vietnam War in recently declassified documents. …

Read More

Page 1 of 212»