jim brown & muhammad ali

Jim Brown thinks of getting in the ring with Muhammad Ali and Ali quickly changes his mind.

*Jim Brown was larger than life on the gridiron and he became a heartthrob on the big screen, but one place he never got to show off was on the G.O.A.T.’s turf…the boxing ring. He would be the only one showing off there.

A funny story was told by one of boxing’s leading promoters, Bob Arum. In his 46-year affiliation with the sport, he had one story that topped them all…the day Muhammad Ali found out that Jim Brown wanted to step in the ring with him.