Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4

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Muhammad Ali shocks the world when he defeats George Foreman in Zaire, winning back the heavyweight title and becoming the most famous man on earth. He faces Joe Frazier in the brutal 'Thrilla in Manila', and boxes for five more years. He is diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1984 but continues to travel the world spreading his...

Season 1, Episode 3

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Muhammad Ali faces Joe Frazier in the 'Fight of the Century'. Though he loses, Ali becomes a hero. The Supreme Court overturns Ali's conviction, validating his refusal to serve in the war in Vietnam and in 1974, Ali outduels Frazier, his greatest rival, in their highly anticipated rematch. But to complete his comeback, he ...

Season 1, Episode 2

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Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and adopts the name Muhammad Ali. For three years, Ali dominates the heavyweight ranks but in 1967, he refuses induction into the U.S. Army and becomes one of the most reviled men in America. Ali is stripped of his title, convicted of draft evasion and forced into exile. In 1970, he r...

Season 1, Episode 1

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Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns profiles the life of Muhammad Ali, a three-time world heavyweight boxing champion and one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century. The first episode sees boxer Cassius Clay rise up the amateur ranks to win gold at the 1960 Olympics. He turns professional, sharpening his boxing skills...