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Muhammad Ali was not only one of the greatest boxers and athletes ever, but also a fighter in every sense.
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And always remember Muhammad Ali's words: "I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'"
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