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BOXER MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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On April 28, 1967, boxing champion Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the U.S. Army and was immediately stripped of his heavyweight title. Ali, a Muslim, cited religious reasons for his
decision to forgo military service.

Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., in Louisville, Kentucky, on
January 14, 1942, the future three-time world champ changed
his name to Muhammad Ali in 1964 after converting to
Islam.

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BOXING LEGEND HAS DIED AT AGE 66

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Marvin Nathaniel Hagler (May 23, 1954 – March 13, 2021)


(Fox News) –
Marvelous Marvin Hagler, the boxing legend who
was the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987 and
recorded 52 knockouts during his career, has died. His wife Kay,
made the announcement Saturday on Facebook stating
the boxer died unexpectedly at his home in New Hampshire. 

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Muhammad Ali (left) defeated Sonny Liston. 

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BOXER LOSES BATTLE WITH CANCER AT 67

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Leon Spinks, right, connects with a right hook to Muhammad Ali,
during the late rounds of their championship fight in Las Vegas
on 15 February 1978. (AP)

 

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Leon Spinks (July 11, 1953 – February 5, 2021)


(Fox News) –
Leon Spinks, a former Marine who became a gold-
medal Olympic
boxer and once defeated Muhammad Ali in a
title fight,
has died. He had been battling multiple types of
cancers, including prostate cancer, for years,

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Many Don't Know Mel Brooks was a WWII Warrior

Mel Brooks Calls Political Correctness 'The Death of Comedy ...

Comedy legend Mel Brooks (Melvyn Kaminsky) is 94 years old
today. He became one of the most successful film directors of 
the 1970s.

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Mel Brooks Signed Autographed DVD Cover Blazing Saddles GV900518 ...
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Amazon.com: The Mel Brooks Collection [Blu-ray]: Cleavon Little ...

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