Hang Up And Listen

The Man, the Myth, the Tooth Decay Fighter

Hang Up and Listen looks back on some of Muhammad Ali’s famous interviews.

In this photo taken on October 19, 1974 shows US boxing heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali 11 days before the heavy weight world championship in Kinshasa.
Muhammad Ali 11 days before the heavyweight world championship in Kinshasa, Zaire, Oct. 19, 1974.

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In the June 6 edition of the Hang Up and Listen’s Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Stefan Fatsis share a few of their favorite YouTube recordings with Muhammad Ali. Have you heard the interview that prompted Ali’s legendary “What’s my name?” fight against Ernie Terrell? And did you know that the boxer was nominated for a Grammy for his recording of “Ali and His Gang Fight Mr. Tooth Decay”? Keep listening to hear more of Hang Up and Listen’s favorites!

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