Muhammad Ali: Boxing Champ & Role Model

Muhammad Ali: Boxing Champ & Role Model

by Thomas S. Owens, Tom Owens


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Sports are not always about the score at the end of the game. Some athletes are able to transcend sport into other parts of life, using their fame and fortune to impact the world around them. This series introduces some of the greatest athletes of all time whose influences on sport and society have lasted long after their playing days ended.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617147524
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Legendary Athletes
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Caterpillar Cassius, Butterfly Ali 6

Chapter 2 "The Greatest" Growing Up 16

Chapter 3 Turning Pro 26

Chapter 4 Fighting for a Cause 34

Chapter 5 The US Army and Ali 44

Chapter 6 The Fight of the Century 52

Chapter 7 Rumble in the Jungle 58

Chapter 8 Thrilla in Manila 68

Chapter 9 A Different Kind of Fight 78

Chapter 10 Life after Boxing 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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