The Final Round For The Most Famous Man On Earth
An Intimate Look Into The Life of The Iconic Heavyweight Boxing Champion Who Became An Inspiration To People Everywhere.
9pm Thursday MUHAMMAD ALI – A Documentary film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and Ken McMahon
This eight-hour documentary brings to life one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans across the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere.
ROUND FOUR – THE SPELL REMAINS (1974-2016)
Muhammad Ali shocks the world by defeating George Foreman, winning back the heavyweight title and becoming the most famous man on earth. After retiring in 1981, he travels the world spreading his Islamic faith, and becomes a symbol of peace and hope.