Muhammad Ali: king of the ring

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Publisher:
Sterling,
Pub. Date:
[2010]
Language:
English
Description

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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ISBN:
9781402771521
9781402763649
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 7.5, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
1100L
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Grouping Title muhammad ali king of the ring
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 04:48:54AM
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