Muhammad Ali - Newspaper Book - Gift Details
A fighter all his life, Muhammad Ali was one of the world’s greatest sporting champions, who died at the age of 74 on Friday 3rd June at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona. With a career of 56–5 and known for his “Ali Shuffle” and “rope-a-dope” tactics, Muhammad Ali is hailed as one of the greatest boxers of all time, and his quips will never be forgotten. For fans and admirers of the iconic athlete, this incredible Muhammad Ali Newspaper Book will make a truly compelling gift.
Looking back through 74 years of Muhammad Ali’s ground-breaking boxing career and turbulent personal life, this collection of newspaper articles offers a unique insight into the world of the iconic American boxer, with some truly fascinating facts about Muhammad Ali you may well not know.
It also details Muhammad Ali's greatest fights, such as the two contests with Sonny Liston, when he proclaimed himself "The Greatest" and proved he was; the three classic battles against Joe Frazier; the incredible triumph over George Foreman in Zaire; in addition to the devastating loss and final win that made him the first man to win back the heavyweight crown twice,14 years after he had first claimed it.
Opening with an article from 1962 and ending with extensive coverage of his untimely death on 3rd June 2016, together with newspaper coverage about the day of his funeral on Friday 10th June, the book makes a captivating and absorbing read – the ultimate Muhammad Ali biography book for any fan of the much-loved sports hero.
The Muhammad Ali book tells of when Ali defeated Jurgen Blin on 26th December 1971; when he thrashed Mac Foster on 2nd April 1972, the final fight of his career against Trevor Berbick; how he converted to the religion of Islam, changing his name from Cassius Clay to Cassius X then later changed it to Muhammad Ali. 30 years after he burst onto the scene as a gold medal light-heavyweight at the Rome Olympics, Muhammad Ali remained an iconic figure.
There are also several quality pictorial sections, not to mention some of his best quotes. It offers a unique insight into the world of the boxing champion, with facts about his life. What’s more, the book includes a whole bunch of official Muhammad Ali pictures from the Daily Mirror archive – a truly wonderful gift for celebrating the much-loved athlete.
This beautiful Ali Muhammad newspaper book is individually bound with a hardback black leather cover, complete with gold embossing. Specially produced to commemorate the life of Muhammed Ali, it’ll make a superb keepsake for fans, who will be able to look back at this personalised memento and remember their idol.
You can personalise this Muhammad Ali book with the recipient's Name up to 22 characters and a special Message up to 150 characters long. Your personalisation will appear on a smart certificate label on the opening page. You can also choose to have the recipient's Name gold embossed on the front cover.
This individually bound hardback Muhammad Ali book is approximately tabloid size, 38 x 31cm. Bound in a stylish black leather cover with gold embossing, the book itself is presented inside a FREE luxury gift box. Specially produced to commemorate the life and works of Muhammad Ali. Features newspaper articles from the Daily Mirror with several pictorial sections. Articles from 2006 onward will be printed in colour.
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