Muhammad Ali

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Synonyms for 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)

United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)

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He was managed by Muhammad's son Herbert for several years, his first marriage, to Sonji Roi (Smith's own wife, Jada Pinkett Smith), failed because of his rigid adherence to the Nation's sexist rules regarding how women were supposed to behave, and he turned his back on Malcolm X when he fell from grace with the Nation.
Ali stars WILL SMITH in the title role, while his wife JADA PINKETT SMITH plays Sonji Roi.
He tied the knot with first wife Sonji Roi in 1964 and second wife Belinda Boyd with whom he had four children - in 1967.
In 1964 he wed Sonji Roi, who left him after little more than a year claiming he had coerced her into adopting Muslim customs.