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1964, prior to his first fight with Sonny Liston. But he didn't announce his conversion until after he won the title, because Elijah Muhammad wanted nothing to do with him if he lost.

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Which boxer turned Muslim?

Cassius Clay in 1975 converted to Sunni Islam and changed his name to Mohammad Ali. Wikipedia.com


Did Cassius Clay go to Muslim school?

No!


Which heavyweight champion is known as Cassius clay?

Muhammad Ali. This is the name taken on by Cassius Clay when he converted to Islam.


Why did change his name from Cassius clay to muhhamad ali?

He believed Cashes Clay was a sort of a slave name.


What Olympic gold medalist became heavy weight boxing champion in 1964?

Cassius Clay, who later converted to Muslim and changed his name to Muhammad Ali


Why did Muhammad Ali change his name?

to convert to Islam and it is not taught in all schools.


Why did Cassius Clay changed his name to Muhammad Ali?

Cassius Clay changed his name after converting to Islam. He announced that he was a Black Muslim and changed his name to Muhammad Ali instead of Cassius Clay. To express Black Power(Apex)


When Cassius clay converted to the nation of Islam he changed his name to?

Muhammed Ali


What religion was Cassius clay?

Cassius Clay, who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, converted to Islam in the 1960s, specifically the Nation of Islam. He later embraced Sunni Islam and followed the teachings of the Sufi sect.


Which famous boxer became a Muslim?

Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali


Why did Casius Clay change his name?

while he converted to Islam before his first fight with liston, it wasn't until shortly afterward he announced his conversion, and his name change, first to Cassius x and then to Muhammad ali.


Why did Cassius clay change his name Muhammad ali?

Cassius Clay changed his name after converting to Islam. He announced that he was a Black Muslim and changed his name to Muhammad Ali instead of Cassius Clay. To express Black Power(Apex)