Muhammad Ali is perhaps the most decorated and celebrated boxing heavyweight in the history of boxing. The former undisputed heavyweight champion is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time. Ali has become a name that has gone beyond the sport of boxing, considered to be one of the most inspirational sports athletes of all time.
Let’s take a look at his personal life, and try to learn more about the legendary boxer.
Muhammad Ali wives and children
Ali married Sonji Roi and had no children with her. He then married Belinda Boyd, who later changed her name to Khalilah. Ali and Khalilah had four children between them, twins Jamillah and Rasheda, Maryum, and Muhammad Ali Jr. He reportedly had two children with women outside of his marriage, named Khaliah, and Miya.
Muhammad Ali and Veronica Porsche in the year 1977, and had two kids with her, namely, Hana and Laila. The couple parted ways nine years later. Ali later married Lonnie, and they had one child, a son, Assad, who they had adopted.
Muhammad Ali kids who went into boxing
Perhaps the most known of Ali’s children was Laila Ali, who would go on to become a highly decorated professional boxer. Laila Ali competed as a professional boxer and went on to win the WIBA and WBC super-middleweight titles. She remained 24-0 in her professional boxing career, with 21 knockout wins to her name.
Ali’s grandson with daughter Rasheda Ali, Nico Ali Walsh, is also a professional boxer.
Muhammad Ali’s grandson Nico Ali Walsh
Nico Ali Walsh, the grandson of Muhammad Ali, made his professional debut on August 14, 2021, against Jordan Weeks. He went on to win his professional debut with a first-round stoppage win, once again shedding light on the “Ali” name, in the world of boxing.
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Nico Ali Walsh has a lot of responsibility on his shoulder, as he takes the “Ali” name forward. The world of boxing has high hopes from Nico Ali Walsh, and they will watching him as he makes his growth as a professional boxer.
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