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Muhammad Ali Inspired Mike Tyson To Begin...

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Muhammad Ali inspired Mike Tyson to begin boxing... and he would even listen into phonecalls just to hear his 'awesome' hero speak, new documentary 'I Am Ali' reveals
  • Documentary film 'I Am Ali' to be released in UK on November 28
  • Film uses Muhammad Ali's personal audio journals and interviews with people close to the former boxer in order to tell the 72-year-old's life story
  • Mike Tyson reveals how Ali inspired him to take up boxing as a youngster
  • Ali visited Tyson in a youth detention centre and he seemed 'awesome'
  • Tyson would listen into phone conversations just to hear Ali's voice
By Chris Waugh for MailOnline  
Published: 5 November 2014

Muhammad Ali is widely renowned as the best boxer to have ever lived - 'The Greatest' in fact - and he has inspired children around the world to take up the sport.

Perhaps the most impressive professional boxer he inspired is former world champion Mike Tyson, who was feared around the world for his tenacity in the ring.

Tyson, who was never far from controversy during his career, reveals the influence which Ali had on his life during the soon-to-be-released documentary film 'I Am Ali'.
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