by Jonathan Azaziah
Rest in eternal power and victory to the three-time heavyweight champion of the world Muhammad Ali. Known as the The People’s Champ, The Louisville Lip and of course, THE GREATEST, Ali wasn’t just the best heavyweight ever, bar none, but was also arguably the best fighter ever pound-for-pound, rivaling even Sugar Ray Robinson and Henry Armstrong. He had footwork and handspeed that were second to nobody; an iron chin, almost-cartoonish resilience and a rock-solid toughness that ranked with the grittiest men; underrated power that knocked plenty of opponents down and out; and a cerebral boxing mind in which he concocted the finest in-ring strategies in the history of the sport. In his prime, The Greatest was unbeatable. As he declined, predominantly because of his all-time classic slugfests with Frazier and Foreman, still barely anyone could hang with him. It wasn’t until he was completely “shot” that a select few could really claim that they “beat” him, and at that point, anyone who follows boxing, knows that while it may be recorded as a “loss” on your resume, it doesn’t really count.
But what sets Ali apart from any other boxer, champion or otherwise, and really and truly, any other sportsman in any other point in history, was his bravery in the face of the most violent institution ever known to man: the Anglo-Zionist Empire. Continue reading RIP Muhammad Ali: Greatest Boxer Ever, Revolutionary and Staunch Anti-Zionist