The media described him as TRANSCENDING RACE" words that should've NEVER been used to describe our hero! In 1967, Ali was an enemy of the State. In 1996, he lit the Olympic torch. The world changed. Not Ali. That's a testament to his character.
Lennox Lewis CM, CBE, aka "The Lion", Canadian British retired professional boxer and the most recent undisputed world heavyweight champion. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games after defeating future heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe in the final. He took over the #1 position in the World Boxing Council (WBC) rankings and eventually declared the WBC heavyweight champion. He went on to defend the title 4 times, becoming the Lineal Champion.