SABC1 pays tribute to ‘The Greatest’, Muhammad Ali


SABC1 sets to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxer who died last Friday at the age of 74.

In light of the passing away of boxing legend, religious advocate and political activist, SABC1 Mzansi Fo Sho celebrates his life and achievement through his 1977 biopic “The Greatest” which will be broadcasted this Saturday, 11June 2016 at 20h00.

Muhammad Ali stars in this dramatized version of his life story up to the late 1970s. It includes his Olympic triumphs as Cassius Clay, his conversion to Islam, his refusal of the Army draft and the legal battle after being stripped of his World Title.

Ali passed away on Friday, 3 June 2016 after suffering respiratory problems. Mohamma d Alihad been suffering from Parkinson’s disease which had grown more advanced in recent years.

Catch this biopic of Mohammad Ali on Saturday, 11 June at 20h00 exclusive to SABC1.