I AM the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
IF you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologise.
FLOAT like a butterfly, sting like a bee, his hands can’t hit what his eyes can’t see.
|Muhammad Ali looks on after knocking down defending heavyweight champion George Foreman, October 1974|
|Cassius Clay Heavyweight Champion stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, May 1965|
HEY, Floyd – I seen you! Someday I’m gonna whup you! Don’t you forget, I am the greatest!
IT’S just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
THAT all you got, George?
|Muhammad Ali, right, battles Ron Lyle during the 11th round of a heavyweight title bout in Las Vegas, May 1975|