Monday, June 6, 2016

Remembering the time Muhammad Ali fought Superman

By Owen S. Good

Muhammad Ali, who died late Friday night, persistently boasted of being The Greatest, but he couldn't really be that without some help. The three-time heavyweight champion of the world also faced some truly great opponents, such that his triumphs seemed larger and his defeats were even more extraordinary. He fought the greatest and won: George Foreman in The Rumble in the Jungle. Joe Frazier in the greatest trilogy of boxing ever. Ken Norton and Leon Spinks, losing to both and winning the rematches. And Superman.  Read more >>