Reflections in the ring Cassius Clay AKA Muhammad Ali The most ignorant and uninterested individuals, when asked what they knew about boxing, would probably tell you they knew squat other than they fight in rings and that they knew of one particular Boxer; Muhammad Ali. The most famous and probably most politically involved in boxers, his story is one of legend, with both glory and tragedy making up a career that was cut too soon. His fights were notorious, his punches infamous, and his skill unrivalled. His many quotes and speeches reek of an inflated ego yet one must remember, ‘it ain’t bragging if you can back it up’, and my god could this man back up everything he said. Smack talk was not a new concept during his lifetime but he could tease and wind up with the best of them. Let’s take a look at the career of one Cassius Clay, who could fly like a butterfly and sting like a bee.
Life outside the ring..
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