Muhammad Ali

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 8 - Round Four: The Spell Remains, Part 2

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After Muhammad Ali retires from boxing in 1981, he travels the world spreading his Islamic faith and becomes a symbol of peace.

Series 1, Episode 7 - Round Four: The Spell Remains, Part 1

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Muhammad Ali shocks the world by defeating George Foreman, winning back the heavyweight title and becoming the most famous man on earth.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Round Three: The Rivalry, Part 2

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The Supreme Court overturns Muhammad Ali’s conviction, and in their rematch, Ali defeats Frazier. But to become champion again, he will have to beat George Foreman.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Round Three: The Rivalry, Part 1

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Muhammad Ali battles his fiercest rival, Joe Frazier, as he attempts to regain the heavyweight title. His refusal to be drafted makes him a hero for many Americans.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Round Two: What’s My Name? Part 2

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When Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the US Army, he is stripped of his title and forced into exile. After three years, he returns to the ring, but he’s lost a step.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Round Two: What’s My Name? Part 1

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Cassius Clay publicly joins the Nation of Islam and takes the name Muhammad Ali. In 1967, he becomes eligible for the Vietnam draft.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Round One: The Greatest, Part 2

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Cassius Clay sets his sights on becoming the youngest ever heavyweight champion, taking on the ‘unbeatable’ Sonny Liston.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Round One: The Greatest, Part 1

4.5 26 x
Boxer Cassius Clay rises up the amateur ranks to win gold at the 1960 Olympics. He turns professional, sharpening his boxing skills and honing his genius for self-promotion.
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