Muhammad Ali - R.I.P.

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  1. aaronvan, Jun 3, 2016
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    The "Greatest" is no more.

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    MOD NOTE: Having a complete discussion of Ali is impossible outside our Politics, Religion and Social Issues forum, so we have moved a few posts here to a new thread in the appropriate forum.

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  2. MacNut macrumors Core

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    The news the past few days didn't sound good.
     
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    Once seen never forgotten. Thanks for the great memories.
    RIP.
     
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    A hero and role model in the true sense of the words and man, what an amazing boxer. RIP.
     
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    Very sorry - but not terribly surprised - to see this news. An amazing man, superb sportsman and outstanding role model. RIP Muhammad Ali.
     
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    Don't get me wrong but I hope not.

    I hope he already is trading those poetic barbs with Howard Cosell. That made for unforgettable entertainment!

    I agree; a great man... The Greatest.

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    Considering his job was to try and stop people punching his head hard enough to knock him out, he didn't do bad living until his seventies.

    A 'great man' though? Not in my opinion.
     
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    sf_20160604_115922.jpg [I loved this guy. Just heard he passed. A very sad day indeed :(

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    What a lot of people did not know was Ali was good at close-up magic.
     
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    Can't argue that. Rope-a-Dope was one of the best tricks in the book, and when he pulled that out, he made most slight-of-hand magicians look juvenile.

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    Is it me, or does queueing up L.L. Cool J's Momma Said Knock You Out seem very apropos to play? I haven't listened to it in years, yet got the song stuck in my head, though I still haven't listened to it.

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    2016 - Bowie. Prince. Ali. I can understand if Chris Rock wants this year to be over soon.

    I listened to "Man In The Mirror" last night on the radio and Whitney earlier today. Always makes me sad to discover these legends die. Icons who many of us grew up on.

    RIP to The Greatest, one of the most influential African-American and human beings since Martin Luther King Jr. Global, humanitarian gamechangers...
     
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    If there is one downside to Ali, it's the way he treated Joe Frasier.
     
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    May he rest in peace. Was a great boxing legend.
     
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    Apple's website tribute to Muhammad Ali (17 January 1942 – 3 June 2016). The image featured in the Apple campaign 'Think Different'. Muhammad Ali also featured in the 60 second advertisement 'Crazy Ones' and a 15 second advertisement part of the 'Think Different' campaign.

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    MOD NOTE: Having a complete discussion of Ali is impossible outside our Politics, Religion and Social Issues forum, so we have moved a few posts here to a new thread in the appropriate forum.

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