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Muhammad Ali: A Hero Muhammad Ali  Life of A Hero  Professional Career  How and why Muhammad Ali is my hero.

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2 Muhammad Ali: A Hero

3 Muhammad Ali  Life of A Hero  Professional Career  How and why Muhammad Ali is my hero

4 Early Years  Born in Louisville, Kentucky January 17, 1942  Begun training with Fred Stone  Jr. High School / High School career

5 Rome Olympics  1960 Cassius Represented the U.S. Olympic Team and won Gold Medal  Upon his return to Louisville, Cassius turned professional.  Changed his birth name and threw his medal away.

6 The Role Model  His role in the growing anti-war movement  Held fights in in Zaire, Philippines, and Malaysia  Role as a diplomat  Foundation of W.O.R.L.D  Never turned down a fan

7 Professional Career

8 Important Fights  Ali v. Frazier March 8, 1971 L15  Ali v. Norton March 31, 1973 L12 San Diego, California  Ali v. Foreman October 30, 1974 KO 8 playerredirect.asp?vva=65B73B00781C3B0039E B0A53B0039EB0A53B00589E2CF13B002CF73 du&vvc=c

9 Boxing Accomplishments  Six Kentucky Championships, 2 national Golden Glove championships, and 2 Amateur Athletic Union Championships  1 Olympic Gold Medal  Won 3 World Heavyweight Championships  $31,251,115 Career earnings

10 How? and Why? Ali is My Hero

11 Heroic Qualities  Ali has overcome adversity and still continues to  His altruism towards global betterment, rather then just domestic  His leadership by example  His Virtuousness complimented his career


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