Matthew Saad Muhammad

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Birthday
16, 1954
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 25, 2014 (59)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1954
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 25, 2014 (59)

About

Popular boxer in the 1970's and 80's due to his fast-paced style. He was the WBC Light Heavyweight Champion from April, 1979 to December, 1981.

Before Fame

He was taken in by nuns at the Catholic Social Services after the death of his mother.

Trivia

He was ranked #24 on Ring Magazine's list of The 100 Greatest Punchers of All Time.

Family Life

His mother died when he was an infant.

Associated With

He defeated Englishman John Conteh in 2 consecutive fights in March and May of 1980.