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Photos from the life and career of muhammad ali, the three-time heavyweight champion who called himself the greatest ali died on june 3 at the age of 74. Muhammad ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history he defeated heavyweight kings sonny liston (twice), floyd patterson. Muhammad ali, the venerated boxer -- the only three-time world heavyweight champion -- died friday after a multi-decade battle with parkinson's disease. Golden gloves muhammad ali participated in the light-heavyweight class golden gloves tournament for novices in 1956 it took him three years, but finally in 1959. Muhammad ali died at age 74 his life and his legacy left an unforgettable imprint on sports, society and culture.
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