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Muhammad Ali – “The Greatest” – Dead at the Age of 74

Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.   Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74 by JON SCHUPPE Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman trained at “the most complete fight gym in the world” as a kickboxer

A trained kickboxer! A kickboxer!  A 28 year old trained kickboxer up against a 17 year old kid carrying candy. Trayvon Martin didn’t stand a chance. There was MMA style fighting but it wasn’t Trayvon Martin.  This is why Mark … Continue reading

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African American History | Joe Louis Knocks Out Max Schmeling

When Joe Louis faced off against Max Schmeling in 1938, the whole world was abuzz. Two years before, the German Schmeling had defeated the African-American boxer, leading Nazis to brag that Aryans were indeed the superior race. Given this, the … Continue reading

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Happy 70TH Birthday, Muhamad Ali: YOU’RE THE GREATEST!

Recap of the facts: Wiki: Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17, 1942) is an American former professional boxer,[1] philanthropist[2] and social activist.[2] Considered a cultural icon, Ali was both idolized and vilified.[3][4] Originally known as Cassius Clay, … Continue reading

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