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Run DMC: King Of Rock (Profile)

Fred Goodman, Musician, April 1985

A REPORTER once jokingly asked Muhammad Ali if his retirement would spell the end of boxing. Instead of turning the question into grist for his own humor mill, the original rapper seriously predicted that the sweet science would outlast its competition. "All boxing needs," Ali pointed out, "is two guys in an alley."

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