Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
While some athletes only have an impact on the world of sports, the legacies of others can extend far beyond their profession to have a lasting impact on all of society. In this original ESPN special, filmmakers examine precisely how boxing great Muhammad Ali's success transcended the boxing ring at a defining point in American history. In addition to the illuminating documentary, Ali's 1960 Olympic Gold Medal bout against Poland's Sbigneiw Pietrzykowski and 1975 match against Joe Frazier are also included in their entirety.
boxing, celebrity, champion, history, icon, Olympic-Games