REMEMBERING MUHAMMAD ALI’S ‘FIGHTS’ OUTSIDE THE RING » muhammad-ali-obit-6-web-master675

In April 1967, Ali refused to be drafted and requested conscientious-objector status. He was immediately stripped of his title by boxing commissions around the country. Several months later he was convicted of draft evasion, a verdict he appealed. Credit Ed Kolenovsky/Associated Press

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