Sport: Bull v. Butterfly: A Clash of Champions

Ali-e-e-e! Ali-e-e-e! There I'll be wearing a sheet and whispering Ali-e-e-e. I'll be the ghost that haunts boxing, and people will say, "Ali is the real champ and everyone else is a fake."

SO predicted Muhammad Ali three years ago, after the World Boxing Association, in a fit of moral fervor, stripped him of his heavyweight title because he had been convicted of draft evasion. Ali's prophecy was at least half right. Never more than a scene-stealing shout away from ringside, keeping in the headlines with a flurry of...

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