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Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans across the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere.

Stream all four episodes beginning September 19 on the PBS Video App and online.

Learn more about the four-part series at pbs.org.


Muhammad Ali

Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

2:09:25
Published:
Expires: 2021-10-11
Rating: TV-14

Cassius Clay rises from boastful amateur boxer to contender for the heavyweight title.

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Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)
Muhammad Ali
Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)
Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)
Muhammad Ali
Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)
Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)
Muhammad Ali
Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)
Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)
Muhammad Ali
Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)
Official Trailer
Muhammad Ali
Official Trailer
Trailer #2: The Man
Muhammad Ali
Trailer #2: The Man
Behind the Scenes | Making Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali
Behind the Scenes | Making Muhammad Ali
Cassius Clay Changes His Name to Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali
Cassius Clay Changes His Name to Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali is Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease
Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali is Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Episode Guide:

Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) - September 19
Cassius Clay rises from boastful amateur boxer to contender for the heavyweight championship.

Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970) - September 20
Muhammad Ali is banished from boxing for refusing induction into the Army.

Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974) - September 21
Muhammad Ali returns from exile and twice faces his greatest rival, Joe Frazier.

Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016) - September 22
Muhammad Ali shocks the world by defeating George Foreman and becomes the most famous man on earth.