Muhammad Ali's Top 10 Rules For Success


Muhammad Ali's Top 10 Rules For Success

He's an American former professional boxer.

He's widely considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.

He's one of the most recognized sports figures of the past 100 years.

He's Muhammad Ali and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.

1. Think Differently

He began training at 12 years old. His amateur record was 100 wins with five losses.

2. Have Confidence

He won the Light Heavyweight gold medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.

3. Defy The Rules

He made his professional debut on October 29, 1960, winning a six-round decision over Tunney Hunsaker.

4. Stick To Your Game Plan

At the age of 22, he won the world heavyweight championship in 1964 from Sonny Liston.

5. Have A Bigger Vision

In 1967, he refused to be conscripted into the U.S. military, and was eventually arrested and found guilty on draft evasion charges and stripped of his boxing title.

6. Be Prepared To Handle Anything

His appeal worked its way up to the U.S. Supreme Court, where in 1971 his conviction was overturned.

7. Show Good Sportsmanship

Nicknamed "The Greatest", he was involved in several historic boxing matches.

8. Be Determined

At a time when most fighters let their managers do the talking, Ali thrived in the spotlight.

9. Outsmart Your Competition

He has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated on 37 different occasions, second only to Michael Jordan.

10. Be Charismatic

He remains the only three-time lineal world heavyweight champion.


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