Midnight In The Desert — Muhamed Ali

Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali Had a Fascination with UFOs

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Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali Had a Fascination with UFOs

With the recent loss of boxing champion Muhammad Ali, his numerous achievements, as well as his broader influences on society, have been brought to the forefront of public consciousness. In addition to being arguably the most visible sports icon of the 20th century, Ali’s legacy included his outspoken and often polarizing political views, as well as his religion, his personal life, and even his love for magic and card tricks. What was less well-known was the fact that Ali had also held a long fascination with UFOs, having reportedly seen them himself on several occasions, and often in the company...

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Muhammad Ali Goes to Mars: The Lost Interview

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Muhammad Ali Goes to Mars: The Lost Interview

It was the summer of 1966 when a persistent 17-year-old with a high school radio show near Chicago got the interview of lifetime: Muhammad Ali. But only a handful of people ever got to hear this time capsule. Until now. Ali epically riffs about fighting on Mars, traveling through time, and explaining why big talk and boasting got him a shot at a title fight faster than other challengers. "Some of them thought I was crazy," Ali said. "They were frightened of me." Interview by Michael Aisner // Muhammad Ali Fan Club, Chicago 1966 // reel-to-reel tape recorder Hear the...

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