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I once knew someone close to Ali and he told me Ali was a Muslim before he beat Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship but didn't declare it to the world until after the fight and announced at that time that he would be known as Muhammed Ali for the rest of time. Guy was one heck of a great fighter and still is one of the most beloved athletes in history.

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