Muhammad Ali

Garage Magazine

Vintage Photos by the NYPD's "Red Squad" Capture a City in Turmoil

A new exhibition traces the social and political upheaval of New York City in the 1960s and '70s through surveillance photos taken by a special police division.
Sarah Valdez
10.2.17
mayweather-mcgregor

Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki Gave Us a Preview of Mayweather-McGregor

In 1976, Ali and Inoki fought for 15 excruciatingly boring rounds, after which the crowd chanted for their money back.
Mike Meehall Wood
8.25.17
the rumble in the jungle

How Muhammad Ali Stunned the World at the Rumble in the Jungle

The Rumble in the Jungle was a fight of such significance that it transcended boxing, perhaps even sport as a whole, to become a moment of 20th century history. This is how it happened.
Jim Weeks
8.1.17
racism in boxing

A History of Racial Epithets In Boxing

From the time of Jack Johnson all the way up to the nineties heyday of British boxing, race has been used to define fighters and ethnicity used to sell fights.
Will Magee
7.10.17
FIGHTLAND

Honey Boy Bratton: The Boxer Who Inspired Miles Davis and Muhammad Ali

Johnny Bratton is often overlooked, but the former welterweight champ had a profound impact on the city of Chicago, and two giant figures in particular—Miles Davis, and Muhammad Ali.
Corey Erdman
3.29.17
in conversation with david haye

David Haye On Fighting Talk, ‘Enter The Dragon’ and Tony Bellew’s Health

He may well cross the line at times, but it’s hard to deny that Haye has a knack for trash talk. We spoke to him about verbal sparring, his love of martial arts films and the outcome of his upcoming fight.
Will Magee
2.28.17
Donald Trump

Muhammad Ali's Son Detained at Airport for Hours, Repeatedly Asked About his Religion

Muhammad Ali, Jr. was held for nearly three hours and repeatedly asked about his religion.
Sean Newell
2.26.17
Art

American Flag Remixes Reveal the Real Story of the U.S.A.

DL Warfield’s project, 'The American Flag Remixed,' explores America and its greatest exports.
Monica Uszerowicz
1.27.17
FIGHTLAND

Patterson vs. Ali, the Culture War That Wasn't

The 1965 heavyweight title fight between Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali was billed as an intraracial battle between a good guy and a dangerous black radical. Like much in Patterson's life, the truth was disguised.
Brian Blickenstaff
11.25.16
reggae

Legendary Jamaican Ska Pioneer Prince Buster Has Died at 78

The Jamaican musician who helped pioneer ska music in the 60s and who provided inspiration for a generation of musicians including Madness has died.
VICE Staff
9.8.16
FIGHTLAND

Chance The Rapper Pays Tribute To Muhammad Ali At The ESPYs

A couple of greats celebrated The Greatest.
Sarah Kurchak
7.14.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Chance the Rapper Performs New Song at the ESPYs Honoring Muhammad Ali

The Chicago MC was joined by frequent collaborators Donnie Trumpet and Jamila Woods, plus a full choir.
Noisey Staff
7.14.16
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