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Born Cassius Clay, he became a boxing icon as well as a peace activist and a philanthropist. He was known as “The Greatest,” recording 56 career wins, 37 of them by knockout, in his 61 professional bouts.
He married his first wife Sonji Roi in 1964 and they divorced in 1966. He was then married to Belinda Boyd from 1967 to 1977 and Veronica Porsche Ali from 1977 to 1986 before marrying Yolanda Williams in 1986. He had a total of nine children, and his youngest daughter, Laila, had a celebrated boxing career.
How did Muhammad Ali die?
Muhammad Ali's death was caused by Septic Shock.
|Cause of death||Septic Shock|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Birthday||January 17, 1942|
|Death date||June 3, 2016|
|Place of death||Scottsdale, Arizona, United States|
|Place of burial||Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, United States|
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.Muhammad Ali
I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalised a brick; I’m so mean I make medicine sick.Muhammad Ali
I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ’em out, I pick the round.Muhammad Ali
It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.Muhammad Ali
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.Muhammad Ali