Prince and Muhammad Ali meet for the first time at 1997 press conference. “My friend called me a couple of days ago and asked me," Prince said. "'Muhammad wants you to — and I said 'Yes.' I didn’t even let him finish. He could have said 'mow the lawn,' and I would have been down with it. Muhammad’s my hero. He has been since I was a child."
Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier Talk Trash in 1971 Press Conference Before 'Fight of the Century'
Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier cause a ruckus at a press event leading up to the "The Fight of the Century" at Madison Square Garden, which took place on March 8, 1971. This was filmed on March 6, 1971 in New York. Among the reporters covering the event is ABC's Howard Cosell.
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The Root Staff Writer and Editor Yesha Callahan and The Root Staff Writer Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele write for the Grapevine, our blog that covers trending stories in social media and entertainment. In part 1 of this 2-part video series, they break down the hottest stories in 2015.