DATE OF BIRTH
JANUARY 17th, 1942
PLACE OF BIRTH
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
JUNE 3rd, 2016 (Age 74), Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Olympic Gold Medalist
Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
GQ Athlete of the Century
Amnesty International Lifetime Achievement Award
Member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame
United Nations Messenger of Peace
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Century
BBC Sports Personality of the Century
Muhammad Ali is responsible for some of the most legendary moments in the ring and remains one of the most recognizable men in history, more than 50 years after he emerged as a gold medalist at the 1960 Rome Olympics. His incomparable work ethic, revolutionary techniques, and fearlessness towards standing up for his beliefs, all contribute to the legend that is Muhammad Ali.
Among his countless awards and accolades, he was named Sports Illustrated’s “Sportsman of the Century,” GQ’s Athlete of the Century,” is a United Nations Messenger of Peace, and has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Amnesty International Lifetime Achievement Award.