The incredible story of ‘The Greatest of All Time’, this fantastic exhibition at The O2 tells the amazing story of legendary sportsman Muhammad Ali. From his humble beginnings as ‘The Louisville Lip’ in Kentucky, to his meteoric rise to worldwide fame and adoration, the exhibition maps his journey, covering the ups, downs, struggles and triumphs of a sporting giant.
Featuring over 100 carefully chosen artefacts, see unseen footage, photographs and personal memorabilia in this fully interactive and immersive experience. Some of the highlights of the exhibit are Ali’s ‘Two Time World Champion’ ring from 1974, his ‘Three Times World Champion’ ring from 1978, headgear worn by Ali and inscribed to Sylvester Stallone, torches and participation medals from the 1960 Rome Olympics and gloves and shorts signed by ‘Cassius Clay’.
More than just a boxer, learn more about how Muhammad Ali became a conscientious objector to the Vietnam War and his struggle to be accepted back into the boxing world, his religious conversion and his meetings with some of the world’s most powerful and influential leaders, including Malcolm X, Martin Luther King and even Sadam Hussein.
See pictures, possessions and rare archive footage to gain a better understanding of what it means to be a true icon. Ali’s legendary status, along with his manta of peace, compassion and understanding regardless of race, creed and wealth is what truly makes him ‘The Greatest’.