Russell Wilson interviews Laila Ali for 'LEGENDS' series

From being the daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali to having a career of her own in the sport, Laila Ali touched on a number of interesting topics during a conversation with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. The interview was part of Wilson’s “LEGENDS” series.

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Ali talked about being unaware early on that she could have a career in boxing and how her dad tried to talk her out of competing.

“I’m a lot like my father,” says Ali, whose dad passed away two years ago today. “We bumped heads a lot.”

Ali also talked about motherhood, fitness and a number of other subjects.


Laila Ali, former boxer and daughter of Muhammad Ali, walks the Kentucky Derby red carpet, Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Longines/AP Images)