WBC President shares candid image of Muhammad Ali performing magic


In the days of boxing, Muhammad Ali single-handedly ruled the sport with his mind-blowing boxing performances. The sport of boxing badly needed a star like him who could inspire a generation of fighters to take up combat sports. On top of that, Ali has always been a fan favorite, loved by big boxers around the world.

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Recently, WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman shared an old photo on his Instagram account of Muhammad Ali. Like many others, Sulaiman was also a fan of Ali from his childhood. Having said that, his father, Jose Sulaiman, also once took him to the boxing legend’s home.

Sharing a picture of this heartfelt moment, Sulaiman wrote, “That’s how awesome the magic of @MuhammadAli was! I was 13 visiting his house with my father Jose Sulaiman, Mr. Cota and @lamazon_oficial ”

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In the photo above, we can see Ali performing a magic trick, while others look engrossed in his own manual labor.

Whether in the ring or away, Muhammad Ali was a star magician who had the best abilities to attract everyone. Ali started his boxing race in 1960. At that time, televisions weren’t mainstream. In addition, “Sweet Science” was slowly becoming one of the most popular sports in the world.

However, Ali, in no time at all, sparked massive reactions around him. The super-aggressive, tactical fighter managed to become a hotshot in no time, and since then he’s never looked back.

Muhammad Ali – A Leading Boxing Icon

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As famous as he was for his boxing skills, Muhammad Ali was also known for his chatty skills. That said, he was a complete fighter, and that’s why Ali had so much buzz around him.

Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over Sonny Liston and pushes him to stand up during their title fight. Ali knocked out Liston within one minute in the first round during their fight at the Central Maine Youth Center in Lewiston, Maine.

Plus, boxing needed someone like him to grab the attention of sports fans in this space. Therefore, if not the first, Ali was certainly one of the best boxing icons of all time.

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Many fighters come and go, however, no one will ever be able to bring what Muhammad Ali brought to the boxing world.

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