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Muhammad Ali Is Found Guilty of Refusing the Draft

An all-white Houston jury found Muhammad Ali guilty of refusing the draft. He was sentenced to five years in prison and fined $10,000. His lawyers filed an appeal. Though he remained free during this time, he was stripped of his title and was not allowed to box. Still, he expressed that going into service would be against his faith and the teachings of Islam.
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Spanish Version | Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)

S1 E8 Length 1:39:49 Premiere Date 09/22/21

Spanish Version | Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)

S1 E7 Length 1:50:20 Premiere Date 09/21/21

Spanish Version | Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)

S1 E6 Length 1:54:43 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Spanish Version | Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

S1 E5 Length 2:09:25 Premiere Date 09/19/21

Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)

S1 E4 Length 1:39:49 Premiere Date 09/22/21

Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)

S1 E3 Length 1:50:20 Premiere Date 09/21/21

Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)

S1 E2 Length 1:54:43 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

S1 E1 Length 2:09:25 Premiere Date 09/19/21

Cassius Clay Changes His Name to Muhammad Ali

Clip Length 03:50 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Muhammad Ali Marries Belinda Boyd in Chicago

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Outlash Follows Muhammad Ali's Criticism of the Vietnam War

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Muhammad Ali Is Found Guilty of Refusing the Draft

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Muhammad Ali Embarks on a Tour Across Africa

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Muhammad Ali's Focus on Racial Justice

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'I'm Free to be Who I Want to Be'

Clip Length 05:34 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Muhammad Ali Fights Cleveland 'Big Cat' Williams

Clip Length 02:12 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Muhammad Ali Refuses the Vietnam War Draft

Clip Length 06:15 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Critics Agree on Muhammad Ali

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Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) - S1 E1

Premiered On: 09/19/2021

Boxer Cassius Clay rises in 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.

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