"I think he was a great man. I followed him in his early career. He was the best at what he did. His death is a tremendous loss; I know that."
"He was a role model. He set an example of somebody who believed in his beliefs. Whether anybody disagreed with him, he I stood by his own beliefs. When his religion didn't believe in fighting in the war, he stood his grounds and refused to fight. He's a role model."
"I don't know much about him, but that he could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. He was a great fighter. The only fight I knew about was George Foreman."
"I didn't follow much about Mohammad Ali. I really wasn't into boxing that much, but I know he had a historic career. I know he was impossible to beat. He had a humble spirit and beautiful personality. I didn't watch many of his fights, but I just know in the ring he was a beast."
"He was a great fighter; He was a great activist. He was a man that stood on principle. He was somebody to be proud of. They took him out of boxing when he refused to fight in the war, but he made a great comeback. He was a great fighter, but his political beliefs were more important to me."
"I saw some of his fights growing up. He was a mentor and a role model. He fought for a lot of good things like his right not to join the army. He had a great career. He was an excellent boxer, a fighter. He was a great role model and somebody to be proud of."
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