Muhammad Ali is famous for his boxing prowess, being the first winner of three heavyweight boxing titles in professional boxing. Ali also won both the Golden Gloves title and an Olympic gold medal between 1959 and 1960. ... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Athletes

Muhammad Ali became famous by taunting his opponents and bragging about his own abilities, which eventually gained him a title fight against heavyweight champion Sonny Liston in 1964, according to Ali, known a... More »

In 1964, the famous boxer changed his name to Muhammad Ali as a result of converting to the Islamic religion. Muhammad stands for being praiseworthy, and Ali stands for the most high. Prior to the name change, he was Cas... More »

Muhammad Ali is retired, but he occasionally comments on current boxing issues through his Twitter account or through press releases from the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky. In May of 2014, Ali mourned the l... More »

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., on Jan. 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky, showed an affinity for boxing at an early age. Police officer Joe Martin, who also trained boxers, advised Ali at the age of 12 t... More »

Muhammad Ali achieved a great deal in boxing such as winning the gold medal in 1960s summer Olympics in Rome and becoming the youngest person to achieve the heavyweight title at age 22. Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marc... More »

Muhammad Ali attended Central High School in Louisville, Ky. A D student, Ali graduated 376th out of a class of 391 in 1960, the same year he won the light-heavyweight boxing gold medal at the Athens Olympic Games. He di... More »