Muhammad Ali: king of the ring

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He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, darting and dancing his way to boxing’s heavyweight world championship. In the process, the fleet-footed and motormouthed fighter became King of the Ring and more: a cultural icon who dominated headlines, generated controversy, and enthralled even those audiences uninterested in the sport. Learn the fascinating facts about this dazzling champ:

-How he began boxing at only age 12?and the trainer who first knew he was something special

- His involvement in the controversial Nation of Islam

- What happened when he refused to fight in the Vietnam War

- Round-by-round coverage of his ?Rumble in the Jungle” and ?Thrilla in Manila” matchups with George Foreman and nemesis Joe Frazier

- His present-day battle with Parkinson’s Syndrome

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table_of_contents A brash beginning --, A champion in retirement., A king is crowned --, Banished from boxing --, Good as gold --, The Louisville Lip --, The fight of the century --, The name's Ali, Muhammad Ali --, The rumble in the jungle --, The world's champion --, Throwing in the towel --, Warrior spirit --
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