I don't know if there's ever been a greater fight.
Throughout a lot of the black community, he was an object of derision and scorn because of the way Ali treated him. It was cruel.
I asked Joe Frazier earlier this year about Ali's declining state, ... and he replied, with a sense of satisfaction, 'I did that to him.' .
There has been sort of a selective amnesia. If you look at the Will Smith movie 'Ali,' it virtually washed away Ali's history in the Nation of Islam. People are being told that Ali stood up for his beliefs, but they're not being told what those beliefs are.