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Muhammad Ali Great Britain

Young World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) looks poised in this original 6.25 X 10.5 1966 wire photograph that is stamped and captioned on the verso “Quiet Before the Battle,” photographed at the entrance of the Piccadilly Hotel, London, May 20, 1966 on the day before his second meeting with Britain’s Heavyweight Champion, Henry Cooper.

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British Museum Reading Room (where I wrote the Doomsday Curse) by alvin pastrana, via Flickr

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Muhammad Ali had a 50 year love affair with Britain and he always felt like one of us

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No win for Muhammad Ali: Muhammad Ali of Great Britain looks on after being defeated by Yoel Finol of Venezuela in the men's flyweight 52 kg boxing event in the last 16. - 2016 Rio Olympics: Highs and lows from Day 10

Stepping off the Empire Windrush in 1948 Having made a huge contribution to the British economy and way of life, from enforced slavery, to conscripted and voluntary involvement on both great wars, the black Brits once again came to aid post war England in rebuilding.

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Watch Muhammad Ali's legendary interview with Michael Parkinson

Muhammad Ali presented a Sunshine coach on the behalf of the Variety club of Great Britain

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Muhammad Ali visits the film set of "The Dirty Dozen" in Great Britain in 1966, meeting with stars Lee Marvin, center and Clint Walker. Description from militarytimes.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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GREAT BRITAIN. London. 1966. World heavyweight champion Muhammad ALI having dinner while in London for a title fight. @magnumphotos by thomashoepker

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