Originally Posted by leifdawg
It's not an opinion. Fedor and Ali have almost zero in common.
While, you're correct that Ali is very famous he was never a universal hero, especially when he was an active fighter. Just as many hated him as loved him.
Dude, he won Sportsmen of the Century by BBC and Sports Illustrated.
When he was active he was polarizing but in retirement he is one of the most beloved sports stars in history.