Sept. 5, 1960 - Won Olympic gold medal in light heavyweight class in Rome.

Oct. 29, 1960 - Began professional career with six round decision over Tunney Hunsaker in Louisville.

Feb. 25, 1964 - Won world heavyweight championship by stopping Sonny Liston in seven rounds in Miami Beach.

May 25, 1965 - Retained title by knocking out Liston in first round in controversial fight in Lewiston, Maine.

March 22, 1967 - Retained title by knocking out Zora Folley in seventh round in New York in what was his last fight before being stripped of title.

April 28, 1967 - Refused induction into Army at Houston. WBA and WBC became first of many sanctioning groups to strip Ali of his title.

June 20, 1967 - Convicted of draft evasion, fined $10,000 and sentenced to five years in prison; appealed ruling.

Sept. 28, 1970 - Granted a boxing license by the New York State Athletic Association.

Oct. 26, 1970 - With his appeal still pending, stopped Jerry Quarry in three rounds in Atlanta.

Dec. 7, 1970 - Knocked down Oscar Bonavena three times in the 15th round for a knockout in New York.

March 8, 1971 - Challenged Joe Frazier for title in first multimillion-dollar fight and lost a unanimous decision in New York after getting up after a knockdown in 15th round.

June 29, 1971 - Draft-evasion conviction overturned by an 8-0 vote of the U.S. Supreme Court.

March 31, 1973 - Had jaw broken and lost 12-round split decision to Ken Norton in Inglewood, Calif.

Sept. 10, 1973 - Won last round for a 12-round split decision over Norton in Inglewood, Calif.

Jan. 28, 1974 - Won unanimous 12-round decision over Frazier to set up $10 million fight with George Foreman.

Oct. 30, 1974 - Regained world title by knocking out Foreman in the eighth round in Kinshasa, Zaire

Oct. 1, 1975 - Retained title by stopping Frazier after 14 rounds in Manila.

Sept. 28, 1976 - Retained title with a unanimous but disputed decision over Norton in New York.

Sept. 29, 1977 - Retained title with a unanimous decision over Earnie Shavers in New York.

Feb. 15, 1978 - Lost title in a split decision to Leon Spinks in Las Vegas.