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Born Cassius Clay, he became a boxing icon as well as a peace activist and a philanthropist. He was known as “The Greatest,” recording 56 career wins, 37 of them by knockout, in his 61 professional bouts.
He married his first wife Sonji Roi in 1964 and they divorced in 1966. He was then married to Belinda Boyd from 1967 to 1977 and Veronica Porsche Ali from 1977 to 1986 before marrying Yolanda Williams in 1986. He had a total of nine children, and his youngest daughter, Laila, had a celebrated boxing career.
How did Muhammad Ali die?
Muhammad Ali's death was caused by septic shock.
|Cause of death||Septic Shock|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Birthday||January 17, 1942|
|Death date||June 3, 2016|
|Place of death||Scottsdale, Arizona, United States|
|Place of burial||Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, United States|
I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalised a brick; I’m so mean I make medicine sick.Muhammad Ali
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.Muhammad Ali
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’Muhammad Ali
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.Muhammad Ali
I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ’em out, I pick the round.Muhammad Ali