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Muhammad Ali

Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

Boxer Cassius Clay rises up the amateur ranks to win gold at the 1960 Olympics. He turns professional, sharpening his boxing skills and honing his genius for self-promotion. In 1964, he upsets Sonny Liston to become heavyweight champion.
  • program length: 147 minutes
  • episode #101

Sunday, December 5 at 2:00 pm on 12.2


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  • Thursday, December 16 at 8:00 pm on 12.1
  • Friday, December 17 at 1:00 am on 12.1

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A portrait of one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere.