Muhammad Ali Clay, a knockout champion, is one of the world’s most famous boxers, who has achieved many achievements throughout his busy sporting history, whose daughter Leila completed her father’s march. A number of achievements in turn, his former name before declaring his Islam “Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. “, Enabled Clay won the world championship three times, and for 20 years he spent a hero on the boxing circuit, as he was known for “hovering like a butterfly and sting like a bee.”
Li had no active contributions to the sports field alone, but he had many contributions to the field of peace, which he deserved to honour on a number of occasions.
Generator and champion champ:-
Born on January 17, 1942 in Kentucky, in the United States of America, he loved boxing, which made him a big effort in training and became a professional in 1960, he was 18 years old, and he was able to bring his country the gold medal at the Rome Games tournament. Olympic in 1960, this victory begins with a long sporting career that has won many achievements and tournaments.
The way of professional sports:-
Clay broke into the boxing world with a strong streak, and on February 25, 1964, he managed to win the boxer Sonny Leston, and then at twenty-two years old, he grabbed the world Heavyweight championships, after which he took an advanced position in the boxing world and started a star. He shines and shines and draws the attention of many to him, but the young Americans considered him a hero, whether white or black, and it was his victory that surprised the world for the first time and after this victory his decision to declare his Islam to become the second surprise to the whole world, and this decision becomes the greatest achievements That Clay has made to become his new name, Muhammad Ali Clay, retains his last title, “Clay “, and this decision was helped by one of America’s Muslim preachers.
In 1967, after Clay achieved many achievements, the title was withdrawn from him and he was fined $10, 000 and sentenced to three years in prison, as a result of his refusal to recruit into the United States Army in opposition to the war against Vietnam, after returning back to the boxing ring with an important fight in 1970 and She was against the famous boxer Fraser that match, which was described as the game of the century, and was three rounds Clay won two of them, so he managed clay after his pause to regain his title again as a champion of the world in heavy weight, and another victory achieved by Clay in 1974 when he defeated Foreman D to the top of boxing at the level of the United States and the whole world.
Clay came to many competitions and matches, which achieved a lot of achievements he won the title of the champion of the North American Federation for the years 1970, 73, 74, and became the heavyweight champion of the World in 1964, 1967, 1978 CE, Mohammed Ali Clay played 61 games won 56 of them 37 knockouts, lost five games Only.
Family hero life away from boxing:-
He married Clay four times, and he has seven daughters and two sons, and Layla is the most famous daughter among the sons of Clay, where she decided to follow the same approach that her father took and became the other famous boxing and has its own balance of achievements.
Clay retired from the boxing ring in 1980, after which he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1983, and his last participation in the field of sports was to ignite the Olympic flame in Atlanta in 1996.
Clay went on to perform the Hajj at the age of sixty three, during a visit to Saudi Arabia.
Li had many participations in the field of peace, he was one of the most prominent ambassadors in the field of peace, freedom and international understanding, where he was able to benefit from his popularity in boxing in order to make progress on the cause of peace.
She was and still has his outstanding efforts in the field of peace, where he traveled to a number of countries such as Cuba and North Korea and provided medical and other assistance, he had many charitable works he gave to children and the poor, and visited many countries such as Morocco, Indonesia, and Mexico this In addition to the assistance he provided to the African American poor in the United States of America.
Prizes and honours:
He was honored on many occasions, including honoring him by the White House, where he was imitated by the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and President Bush launched the title “Man of Peace”.
The German society of the United Nations also awarded the Golden Medal of the “Otto Han ” For peace, which is granted to the distinguished in the service of peace, as a tribute to him for his work and diligence in the civil rights movement of the Black citizens of the United States of America as well as his efforts as ambassador-at-large Of the United Nations in 2005.
He was also awarded the title “Athlete of the Century” by the BBC in 1999, and received another kind of recognition when his life story was carried out in the form of a film work starring the famous American actor “Will Smith ” and this film was titled “Ali “.
Death of the Hero:-
In 1984, Mohammed Ali was infected with Parkinson’s disease, his health deteriorated markedly in 2005, after which he continued his health setbacks, where he spent a period of time each year at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, and was transferred in February 2013 to the hospital and his brother Rahman Ali told the newspaper New York He is in critical condition and may be deported at any moment, before his daughter denies it, as he suffered from inflammation of the lung and urine following the hospital in 2014 and 2015,
On June 2, 2016, Clay was hospitalized again because of a breathing problem, and international newspapers and channels confirmed that the legendary boxer was already dying, and that his family was being held for burial after the doctors announced that he was about to die before announcing his death on the morning of June 3, 2016. And she said His family that the funeral will be in his hometown Louis Ville Kentucky.