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Famous quotes by Muhammed Ali

Muhammad Ali was the greatest of all time, his greatness was not only in the boxing rings but everywhere he finds himself. Muhammad Ali passed away in the evening of June 3 2016 after he could survive from Parkinson.

Below are his famous quotes. Some say he was the King of trash talk.
"Cassius Clay is a slave name. I didn't choose it
and I don't want it. I am Muhammad Ali, a free
name - it means beloved of God, and I insist
people use it when people speak to me and of
me."
- Clay changes his name to Muhammad Ali and
announces his conversion to the Muslim faith
after defeating Liston in 1964
"Get up sucker and fight. Get up and fight."
- Ali taunts Liston during their second fight in
1965
"What's my name, fool? What's my name?"
- Ali taunts Ernie Terrell, who had refused to
acknowledge Ali's change of name before their
bout in 1967
"I ain't got no quarrel with them Vietcong."
- Ali explains why he refused to be inducted
into the US armed forces in 1967 during the
Vietnam War.
"Float like a butterfly sting like a bee - his
hands can't hit what his eyes can't see."
- Ali reveals his plan ahead of the George
Foreman fight in The Rumble in the Jungle,
1974
"I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled
with a whale;
Handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail;
Only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a
stone, hospitalised a brick;
I'm so mean I make medicine sick."
- Ali entertains the press with a poem in the
leadup to The Rumble in the Jungle, 1974
"I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light
switch in my hotel room and got into bed before
the room was dark."
- Ali explains to the press how fast he feels
ahead of The Rumble in the Jungle, 1974
"That all you got, George? That all you got?"
- Ali mocks Foreman's punch power mid-fight
during The Rumble in the Jungle, 1974
"It will be a killer and a chiller and a thriller
when I get the gorilla in Manila."
- Ali predicts a classic ahead of his third bout
with Joe Frazier in The Thrilla in Manila, 1975

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