Muhammad Ali

Floats Like A Butterfly, Stings Like A Bee

Biography

Muhammad Ali was born January 17, 1942 in Louisville , Kentucky. Muhammad's original name at birth was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. When he was younger Ali was once considered one of the greatest boxing athletes of his time. Ali first discovered his boxing talent when his bike was stolen at the age of 12. He told the officer that he wanted to beat the thief up, the officer said "You, better learn how to fight before you start challenging people.

Muhammad Ali's significance

Ali was considered the greatest black boxer of his time. He created the saying "Float like a butterfly, Sting like a bee". Ali also has been known for writing books about his life. There also has been many movies about him. He was also known for converting to Islam. He was mainly known for his excellent boxing skills.