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Ali, Muhammad

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  1. Ali vs. Foreman (BBC.com)
      "If there was any doubt as to the scale of Muhammad Ali's greatness, they were erased by his dramatic and stirring eighth-round knockout of George Foreman in Zaire." 6-05

  2. Ali vs. Frazier (ESPN.com)
      "In the ring, Joe Frazier was a bull who didn't need a red cape. Provocation or prodding wasn't necessary for him to come charging after the man in front of him, his head down, his fists acting as sharp horns and inflicting similar damage."

      "It was that relentlessness -- the near-total abandonment of duck-and-cover, the philosophy that one must absorb punishment before one can properly distribute it -- that defined Frazier's boxing career and has defined his life. It carried him to an Olympic gold medal and to the heavyweight championship of the world."

      "And it was that relentlessness that made him the perfect foil for his nemesis, Muhammad Ali. Discussing Frazier's boxing career without bringing up Ali is like talking about Neil Armstrong without mentioning the moon. The two are forever linked, thanks to their three timeless bouts -- Frazier won only the first, and the third was a near-death experience for both of them -- the contrasting styles with which they fought, and the vitriol they hurled at each other for so long." 6-05

  3. Ali, Muhammad (Encyclopedia Britannica)
      Provides a brief biography of the great boxer and celebrity. 1-05

  4. Ali, Muhammad (Who2.com)
      Provides a brief biography of the great boxer and celebrity. 7-01

  5. Ali, Muhammad - Time 100 Most Important People of the Century (Time.com)
      Provides a personal biography of the great boxer and celebrity. "It was a kind of epiphany that those who watched realized how much they missed him and how much he had contributed to the world of sport.... And they would marvel that through the wonderful excesses of skill and character, he had become the most famous athlete, indeed, the best-known personage in the world." 1-05

  6. Best Heavyweight Fighters (About.com)
      Associated Press's panel rates fighters. Ali is rated as the greatest heavyweight boxer of the century. 6-05

  7. Best Heavyweight Fighters (TheSlot.com)
      Rates heavyweight fighters. Ali is rated the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. 6-05

  8. How Muhammad Ali Wanted to Be Remembered (Time.com)
      "Muhammad Ali once said he wanted to be remembered 'as a black man who won the heavyweight title and who was humorous and who treated everyone right.' 06-16

  9. Muhammad Ali Dies at 74 (ABC News)
      Muhammad Ali has died at age 74. 06-16

  10. Muhammad Ali's Legacy (Time.com)
      Provides a biography. 06-16

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