10 Unbelievable facts about Muhammad Ali

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Aside from Michael Jordan, no athlete has more Sports Illustrated covers than Muhammad Ali

9

Muhammad Ali won light-heavyweight gold at the 1960 Olympics in Rome

8

Ali recorded a spoken verse album

7

Ali starred in a Broadway show

6

Ali’s draft evasion case went as far as the U.S. Supreme Court

5

Ali had some Irish blood (his grandfather was Irish)

4

 Ali was dyslexic

3

Malcolm X may have been influential in Ali’s victory over Liston

2

Ali briefly changed his name to Cassius X

1

Ali’s birth name came from a white abolitionist

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