Ali's Most Iconic Photos
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Ali's Most Iconic Photos

Nick Roushover 5 years


Article written by:Nick RoushNick Roush


ali-knockout The one everyone knows. ali-superman That one time he fought Superman (check for the faces in the crowd). [caption id="attachment_200566" align="alignnone" width="600"]AP Photo AP Photo[/caption] When he knocked out The Beatles with one punch. [caption id="attachment_200575" align="alignnone" width="358"]Flip Schulke Archives Flip Schulke Archives[/caption] A warrior submerged in serenity. [caption id="attachment_200567" align="alignnone" width="600"]AP Photo AP Photo[/caption] How he celebrated his Gold Medal victory with friends in Louisville. FullSizeRender-26 "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." [caption id="attachment_200568" align="alignnone" width="600"]@WildcatNews @WildcatNews[/caption] Ali at Commonwealth Stadium with Governor Julian Carroll. [caption id="attachment_200569" align="alignnone" width="600"]Herald-Leader Photo Herald-Leader Photo[/caption] He sat on the bench when Kentucky took on Florida back in February of 1995.  Speaking with Tony Vanetti earlier today, Rick Pitino remembers the occasion because Ali sat in the middle of the bench, gravitating to a player that was bleeding from his mouth after taking a shot to the chin. Ali performed the "Y" during that game. [caption id="attachment_200590" align="alignnone" width="600"]@SMossWKYT @SMossWKYT[/caption] [caption id="attachment_200570" align="alignnone" width="496"]Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated Photo[/caption] Many decree this as the greatest photo ever captured by Sports Illustrated, a third round TKO of Cleveland Williams. FullSizeRender-27 [caption id="attachment_200571" align="alignnone" width="345"]Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated[/caption] When Ali shook the world. [caption id="attachment_200585" align="alignnone" width="600"]Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated[/caption] George Foreman after Ali Roped a Dope. [caption id="attachment_200582" align="alignnone" width="600"]Garry Landers | Herald-Leader Garry Landers | Herald-Leader[/caption] Ali with his friend, Governor John Y. Brown, at the Governor's 1980 Derby breakfast. [caption id="attachment_200574" align="alignnone" width="411"]Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated[/caption] With his media partner-in-crime, Howard Cosell. [caption id="attachment_200576" align="alignnone" width="600"]Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated[/caption] Ali weighs in on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson ahead of his rematch with Ken Norton. [caption id="attachment_200577" align="alignnone" width="600"]Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated[/caption] Ali and Joe Frazier had to be separated while previewing their rematch on The Dick Cavett Show. [caption id="attachment_200586" align="alignnone" width="516"]Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated[/caption] Ali with Don King and Joe Frazier ahead of The Thrilla in Manila. [caption id="attachment_200583" align="alignnone" width="455"]AP Photo AP Photo[/caption] Ali with Pope John Paul II in Vatican City. [caption id="attachment_200584" align="alignnone" width="522"]AP Photo AP Photo[/caption] Ali alongside Malcolm X. [caption id="attachment_200587" align="alignnone" width="600"]AP Photo AP Photo[/caption] Ali was accompanied by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Louisville, discussing his stance against the draft.

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