Muhammad Ali’s upset victory over Sonny Liston in 1964 gave the fighter the first of his three world heavyweight championships reigns.
Four years earlier, as a nimble 18-year-old, he won the light heavyweight gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
His life was filled with political and personal triumphs and setbacks, and a dedication to passions outside of boxing.
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