Muhammad Ali

The Life of a Legend

Fiaz Rafiq

Date Published :
June 2020
Publisher :
Arena Sport
Contributor(s) :
Rasheda Ali, Rasheda Ali
Illustration :
30 photographs
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781909715936
Pages : 352
Dimensions : 9.05 X 6.1 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Muhammad Ali is one of the most remarkable sports personalities and celebrities of our time. He is a legend who transcended boxing and rose above all sport. A man of mythic proportions, Ali rose to become a prominent feature of our cultural landscape.

Through exclusive accounts from family members, close friends, associates and adversaries, Fiaz Rafiq has compiled a compelling and intriguing insight into a sporting legend. Muhammad Ali's story is an epic one, one of bravery, courage, hope, skill and indomitable will. Muhammad Ali: The Life of a Legend is an oral biography of the greatest icon of world sport who continues to influence millions.

About The Author

Fiaz Rafiq is a professional sports and entertainment writer for more than half a dozen national newspapers. For fifteen years, he was a chief columnist for a best-selling combat sports magazine, MAI, and also contributed to Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness and Impact: The Global Action Movie Magazine.

Fiaz co-authored My Brother, Muhammad Ali: The Definitive Biography of the Greatest of All Time with Rahaman Ali. He remains close friends with more than one member of Muhammad Ali's family.


A forensic examination of the greatest sportsman of his era, through the eyes of the people who knew him best, and an essential addition to the library'

- The Independent

A thoroughly absorbing read with intriguing insights into 'The Greatest' by those who know him best'

- Daily Star

An impressive collection of first-hand testimony from friends, rivals, contemporaries, scribes and his closest family illuminate Ali for a new generation while rekindling the memories for those that have always known he was The Greatest'

- New York Daily News

An obsorbing, insightful look at the most significant sporting figure of modern times. Conversations gives a fresh perspective on a genial man, his boxing legacy and the 'Greatest's' role in landmark changes of 20th century history'

- Daily Mail

Lets Ali admirers, friends and former foes speak for themselves, as well as providing fascinating insights...essential reading'

- Men's Fitness

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