The Missionary Who Visited Muhammad Ali & Got Invited Back—Twice

by | Jun. 07, 2016

FunMormon Life

Did you know Mormon missionaries tracted at Muhammad Ali's house? And did you know they got invited back several times to talk with the champ?

A former LDS missionary has quite the memory of Muhammad Ali.

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Craig Proffitt says he and his mission companion visited the boxer three times while serving in the Indiana Indianapolis Mission in January 1992. The two were assigned to serve in the Niles, Michigan area. Ali lived in nearby Berrien Springs, Michigan.

"I always told everybody that was my claim to fame," Proffitt told 2News from his home in California. "I met Muhammad Ali."

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