The Muhammad Ali Story
A documentary presented by former boxer and poet Benjamin Zephaniah revealing the man behind the gloves - from Muhammad Ali's rise to become champion at the age of 22 up to that historical moment where he lit the Olympic flame in Atlanta.
Including new and exclusive interviews with boxers George Foreman, Henry Cooper and Ernie Terrell, sportswriters Colin Hart and Alan Hubbard and his daughters Maryum and Hana AliHow Ali became heavyweight champion at the age of 22, his rejection of his birth name Cassius Clay, his allegiance to the Nation of Islam and his refusal to be inducted into the United States Army.
How Ali managed to regain his title, ten years after beating Sonny Liston.
We also explore the impact of those last crucial fights, the Parkinson's syndrome, and the role Ali played as an ambassador for orthodox Islam.