In 1984, Mohammad was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
He first learned to box from a police officer, Joe Martin who trained young boxers at a local gym.
His Olympic gold medal was in 1960, in Rome Italy . Mohammad was 6'3 and he became known for his lightning speed and fancy footwork. He became known as the boxer who could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.
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