He was born Cassius Clay but died Muhammad Ali. He was an American professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.
I met his as Clay at the 5th street gym in Miami Beach. Clay was the most colorful athlete I have ever spoken with in my lifetime.
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