Grosse Bilder des Grössten

Der Jahrhundertsportler Muhammad Ali ist tot. Eine Würdigung in Bildern.

Muhammad Ali during training on 10 July 1972 for his fight with Al 'Blue' Lewis held at Croke Park in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. (Photo by Don Morley/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali trainiert für seinen Kampf gegen Al «Blue» Lewis im Croke Park in Dublin (10.Juli 1972, Don Morley/Getty Images)

NOV 5 1963; ALI, MUHAMMAD - INDIVIDUALS; "I AM THE GREATEST. WHAT TIME IS IT?"; After a night of making Denver, and Sonny Liston in particular, aware of his presence. Cassius Clay and troupe found accomodations at the Albany Hotel. The Denver Post caught him in bad Tuesday morning asking for the time of day and telling hotel employees what a great night he had Monday on the Liston home's front lawn. (Photo By The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Cassius Clay wird im Albany Hotel von Journalisten der «Denver Post» im Hotelzimmer überrascht (5. November 1963 Getty Images).


Die nächste Generation: Muhammad Ali erklärt zwei Nachwuchsboxern die Regeln (16. Mai 1975, ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images).

22nd December 1971: Muhammad Ali trains in Zurich for his fight against the West German Jurgen Blin, with his twin daughters Jamillah and Rasheda. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali trainiert in Zürich mit seinen drei Kindern für den bevorstehenden Kampf gegen Jürgen Blin (22. Dezember 1972, Central Press/Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 13: Boxing: Casual portrait of heavyweight Cassius Clay with money at Bank of America, Los Angeles, CA 12/13/1963 (Photo by Richard Meek/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (SetNumber: X9712)

Cassius Clay lässt sich in Los Angeles mit Notenbündeln in der Bank of America ablichten (13. Dezember 1963,Richard Meek/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

American heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali wears a hooded sweatshirt as he trains in the early morning for his title defense rematch against Sonny Liston, Lewiston, Maine, May 1965. Ali won the controversial match with a knockout in the first round. (Photo by Robert Riger/Getty Images)

Ali trainiert in den frühen Morgenstunden in Lewiston für den bevorstehenden Kampf gegen Sonny Liston. Er gewann den Kampf später durch K. o. in der ersten Runde (1965, Robert Riger/Getty Images).

American singer James Brown (1933 - 2006) and boxing champ Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay), smile and greet parade goers while participating in the annual Bud Billiken parade, Chicago, Illinois, August 1966. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)

James Brown und Muhammad Ali (damals noch bekannt als Cassius Clay) grüssen an der Bud Billiken Parade in Chicago die Zuschauer (August 1966, Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images).

Boxing, 1963, Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) is gagged with a piece of tape and a padlock (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)

Grossmaul Cassius Clay mit doppelt verschlossenem Mundwerk (1963,Bob Thomas/Getty Images).

This undated photo released by the Museum of Modern Art shows the April 1968 cover of Esquire Magazine, which shows Muhammad Ali posing as St. Sebastian pierced with arrows. The magazine cover, designed by George Lois, was one of the most iconic images of the decade, tying together the incendiary issues of Vietnam, race and religion. Now his work is showcased in an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art titled "George Lois: The Esquire Covers," that will showcase 32 of his famous covers. (AP Photo/Museum of Modern Art) ** NO SALES **

Das von George Lois designte Esquire-Cover zeigt Ali als von Pfeilen getroffenen St. Sebastian (1968, AP Photo/Museum of Modern Art).

FILE - In this March 10, 1967 file photo, basketball star Wilt Chamberlain extends a long left towards world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali at an ABC television studio in New York. Chamberlain is 7 feet, 1 inch tall, and Ali is 6 feet, 2 inches with Chamberlain's reach over 90 inches against Ali's 79 inches. (AP Photo)

Neben Basketballstar Wilt Chamberlain wirkte sogar der Grösste richtig klein. Die zwei trafen sich im ABC Studio in New York (10. März 1967, Keystone).

UNDATED: Muhammad Ali reads about his boxing match in the paper circa 1960's. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Ali liest eine Ausgabe des «Muhammad Speaks», die Zeitung des Nation of Islam (ca. 1960, Focus on Sport/Getty Images).

HOUSTON,TX - NOVEMBER 14,1966: Muhammad Ali celebrates after knocking out Cleveland Williams during the fight at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. Muhammad Ali won the World Heavyweight Title by a TKO 3. (Photo by: The Ring Magazine/Getty Images)

Siegespose: Cassius Clay feiert seinen Sieg gegen Cleveland Williams (4. November 1966, The Ring Magazine/Getty Images).

UNITED STATES - APRIL 22: During a visit to the training room of the boxer in Miami, the BEATLES were acting as they were knocked out by the American boxer Muhammad ALI, became recently boxe World Champion. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

Vier auf einen Schlag: Die Beatles besuchen Ali in seinem Trainingscenter in Miami und kriegen Haue (Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images).

February 6, 1967 Sports Illustrated Cover: Heavyweight Boxing: Multiple exposure portrait of Muhammad Ali demonstrating Ali Double-Clutch Shuffle during photo shoot at Life Studios. New York, NY 12/30/1966 CREDIT: Neil Leifer (Photo by Neil Leifer /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X12118 )

Ali zeigt auf dem Cover der «Sports Illustrated» den Ali Double-Clutch Shuffle (6. Februar 1967, Neil Leifer /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images).

This image made available by the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, shows a 1966 photo of boxer Muhammad Ali by photographer Gordon Parks. Parks, the first black American photojournalist for Life magazine and the first leading black filmmaker with "The Learning Tree" and "Shaft," died Tuesday, March 8, 2006 at his home. He was 93. The exhibit "Gordon Parks: Moments without Proper Names" is on display at the Howard Greenberg Gallery until March 11, 2006. (AP Photo/Howard Greenberg Gallery, Gordon Parks) MANDATORY CREDIT ** MAGS OUT ONE TIME USE ONLY EDITORIAL USE ONLY **

Ali, schweissgebadet, 1966 (Gordon Parks, AP Photo/Howard Greenberg Gallery).

*17.01.1942- Sportler, Boxer, USA Trainingslauf in London, läuft neben einem Londoner Doppeldeckerbus - 1966

Ali joggt in London neben einem Doppeldeckerbus (1966, Getty Images).

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 1962, file photo, young heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay, who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, points to a sign he wrote on a chalk board in his dressing room before his fight against Archie Moore in Los Angeles, predicting he'd knock Moore out in the fourth round, which he went on to do. The sign also predicts Clay will be the next champ via a knockout over Sonny Liston in eight rounds. He did it in seven rounds. Ali turns 70 on Jan. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File)

Genaue Prognose: Vor dem Kampf verkündet Ali (damals noch Cassius Clay) in seiner Garderobe, dass er seinen Gegner in vier Runden auf die Bretter schicken werde. Er hält Wort (15. November 1962 Harold P. Matosian/AP Photo).

Portrait of American heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali, in a tuxedo, ruffled yellow shirt, and bowtie, 1971. The portrait was taken prior to his first bout with Joe Frazier, where he unsuccessfully battled for the title belt on March 8, 1971 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by John Shearer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Elegant: Ali lässt sich vor dem Kampf gegen Joe Frazier im Anzug und mit Fliege ablichten (8. März 1971, John Shearer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images).

Muhammad Ali chopping wood during a training session for his second fight against Joe Frazier at Deer Lake, Pennsylvania on 24th January 1974. Ali won the non-title boxiing match by a unanimous decision. (Photo by Chris Smith/Popperfoto/Getty Images

Kleinholz machen: Muhammad Ali spaltet während einer Trainingseinheit in Pennsylvania Holz mit einer Axt (24. Januar 1974, Chris Smith/Popperfoto/Getty Images).



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