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Muhammad Ali

1769-1849.
Turkish soldier and viceroy of Egypt (1805-1848) who wrested control of Egypt from the weakening Ottoman Empire (1811) and established a modern state, over which his family ruled until 1952.

Muhammad Ali

(ˈɑːlɪ; ɑːˈliː; ˈælɪ) ,

Muhammed Ali

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Mohammed Ali

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(Biography) original name Cassius (Marcellus) Clay. born 1942, US boxer, who was world heavyweight champion three times (1964–67; 1974–78; 1978)
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Noun1.Muhammad Ali - Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)Muhammad Ali - Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
2.Muhammad Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)Muhammad Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
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By dodging the share issue and banning a journalist who had speculated on his intentions towards Rangers, he tried the owner's equivalent of an Ali shuffle - but the knockout punch has not yet been delivered.
Boxing thrives on personalities and Fowler certainly isn't one to hold back, treating a hostile and braying crowd to an Ali shuffle after beating home favourite Kieran Smith earlier in the Games.
Mr Wake, who launched boxing fitness brand Boxercise in 1991, said:"This app is the only way you can officially learn to do all the moves that made Ali famous, such as the Ali shuffle and the skip circle.
George has added to his extraordinary physical talents, with his repertoire now including a mini Muhammad Ali shuffle which he demonstrated to devastating effect against the Ospreys.
ENDING an inspired performance with an Ali shuffle as a mark of respect for the man who inspired her to take up boxing, Nicola Adams sealed her place in history as the first ever women's Olympic boxing champion.
Utterly dominant, Adams continued to dominate the final round, dancing around the outskirts of the ring and landing counters seemingly at will, celebrating with an Ali shuffle in the final 10 seconds to round off superb win.
Known in boxing as the Ali Shuffle, she later joked that she had claimed the move for herself: "It's the Nikki shuffle now," she said.
NICOLA Adams sealed her golden moment with an Ali shuffle as she overwhelmed China's double world champion Ren Cancan 16-7 to be crowned the first ever Olympic women's boxing champion at ExCeL.
Nicola celebrated with an Ali shuffle in the final 10 seconds to round off a stunning win.
Even wife Patricia wasn't aware he had shared a boxing ring with the Louisville Lip - and drew a grin from him by mimicking one of his trademark Ali Shuffle foot moves.
On the other flank Routledge is pure class, he oozes Premiership talent with that Muhammad Ali shuffle of his.