Tag: muhammad ali

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Watching Rocky II with Muhammad Ali

“The regular average layman couldn’t see what I see. And the way they’re painting the trainer is all wrong. Look at him there, screaming, Do this! and Do that! I never had anyone telling me what to do. I did it. Shouting at the fighter like that makes him look like an animal, like a horse to be trained.”

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Heroes for Sale

A final visit with late boxer Teófilo Stevenson, who could have fought or even been Muhammad Ali had he not stayed in Cuba.

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'The Fight's Over, Joe'

Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali, 20 years after their final fight.

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My Dinner With Ali

A writer’s chance meeting with his idol.

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The Biggest Week in Bourbontown

An 8th-generation Louisvillian on the Kentucky Derby, bourbon and the history of his hometown.

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The Corner Man

On the late Angelo Dundee, who trained Muhammad Ali.

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Shadow Boxing

Searching for Jimmy Robinson, a boxer who fought Muhammad Ali in 1961, then disappeared.

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The Champ and His Entourage

Muhammad Ali and his followers were the greatest show on earth. Then the show ended, and life went on.