BALTIMORE—Providing a shrewd and ingenious take on the late boxer’s life, visionary Baltimore Sun columnist Jason Lowe reportedly asserted Monday that Muhammad Ali’s greatest fight did not, in fact, take place in the ring. “Muhammad Ali will certainly go down in history as one of the best heavyweight boxers of all time, but it was outside of the ring where he won his greatest, most formidable fights,” the article read in part, audaciously presenting Lowe’s astute and perceptive argument that Ali’s deadliest weapons were not his fists, but rather his words and compassion. “Ali faced the likes of Joe Frazier and George Foreman, however, let’s not forget that his most daunting opponents were racism and prejudice in America. He was a truly great fighter, but it is ultimately Ali’s opposition to fighting that will define his legacy.” The columnist concluded the article by positing that it was “now up to each and every single one of us to continue fighting until injustice has been knocked out.”

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