Muhammad Ali was on the Sports Illustrated cover in 1970, and the three-time world heavyweight champion will be featured on the cover for the 40th time in the June 13 issue, which will hit stands Wednesday. The portrait was shot by Neil Leifer while Ali trained at 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach.
Muhammad Ali was on the Sports Illustrated cover in 1970, and the three-time world heavyweight champion will be featured on the cover for the 40th time in the June 13 issue, which will hit stands Wednesday. The portrait was shot by Neil Leifer while Ali trained at 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach. The Associated Press
Muhammad Ali was on the Sports Illustrated cover in 1970, and the three-time world heavyweight champion will be featured on the cover for the 40th time in the June 13 issue, which will hit stands Wednesday. The portrait was shot by Neil Leifer while Ali trained at 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach. The Associated Press

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