Muhammad Ali

Round One: the Greatest (1942-1964)

Ali speaking with excited group of reporters, black and white photo

Episode #101 / Length: 2 hours, Length: 27 minutes

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. In 1964, he upsets Sonny Liston to become heavyweight champion.

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