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Knock out Watch Muhammed Ali’s legendary encounters

Boxing enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to this month as ESPN Star sports is showcasing some of the greatest fights of the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. The Muhammad Ali special series is going to showcase historical bouts of Muhammad Ali over the years and includes 14 classic nerve wracking encounters.

Ali, famous for his fighting style of “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”, had been dreaded by all his opponents. Till date, he is considered to be one of the greatest boxers in the heavyweight category, with the rare distinction of being the only man to have won the heavyweight world championship three times. Ali also has an Olympic Gold in the light heavyweight category. Ali’s outspokenness and charismatic outlook earned him his nickname ‘The Greatest’. Ali was a dominant heavyweight fighter of the 60s and the 70s. The fights to aired include The Rumble in the Jungle’ and ‘The Thriller in Manila’. The Muhammad Ali Special series will be aired on ESPN all month at 9 p.m.

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