The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.

–Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali, the boxing legend is a household name. He is one of the most famous American Muslim who is respected as much as he is loved. Other than boxing, Muhammad was an activist and worked for the cause of African Americans. He set the example of racial pride for many Americans and participated actively in the American Civil Rights Movement. On 14th November, 1966 Ali had a match against Cleveland Williams. He was able to knockout Williams in the third round. The match is regarded as one of the finest matches played by Muhammad Ali.