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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali is Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

In November of 1982, Ali returned to the gym to train for a three-week exhibition tour, with stops planned in Saudi Arabia, India, and Pakistan. However, since retiring, Ali's health, as well as the health of his former boxing assistants, had intensely deteriorated. In 1984, after checking himself into Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Ali was given a devastating diagnosis: Parkinson's disease.

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Muhammad Ali Season 1
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1:39:49
Muhammad Ali

Spanish Version | Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)

Muhammad Ali sorprende al mundo al derrotar a George Foreman y se hace mundialmente famoso
Season 1 Episode 8
Spanish Version | Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)
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1:50:20
Muhammad Ali

Spanish Version | Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)

Muhammad Ali regresa del exilio y se enfrenta dos veces a su mayor rival, Joe Frazier.
Season 1 Episode 7
Spanish Version | Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)
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1:54:43
Muhammad Ali

Spanish Version | Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)

Muhammad Ali es desterrado del boxeo por negarse a ingresar en el ejército.
Season 1 Episode 6
Spanish Version | Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)
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2:09:25
Muhammad Ali

Spanish Version | Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

Cassius Clay asciende de boxeador aficionado a contendiente por el título de peso pesado.
Season 1 Episode 5
Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)
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1:39:49
Muhammad Ali

Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)

Muhammad Ali shocks the world by defeating George Foreman and becomes world famous.
Season 1 Episode 4
Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)
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1:50:20
Muhammad Ali

Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)

Muhammad Ali returns from exile and twice faces his greatest rival, Joe Frazier.
Season 1 Episode 3
Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)
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1:54:43
Muhammad Ali

Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)

Muhammad Ali is banished from boxing for refusing induction into the Army.
Season 1 Episode 2
Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)
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2:09:25
Muhammad Ali

Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

Cassius Clay rises from boastful amateur boxer to contender for the heavyweight title.
Season 1 Episode 1
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