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Laila Ali          

Undefeated Four-Time World Champion Boxer; Lifestyle Expert

Laila Ali is a world-class athlete, fitness & wellness expert, TV host, cooking enthusiast, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand and mother of two. The daughter of the late beloved global icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali, she is a four-time undefeated boxing world champion, whose stellar record includes 24 wins (21 of which were “knockouts”) and zero losses. Laila is heralded as the most successful female in the history of women’s boxing.

During her career, from which she retired undefeated, she held the WBC, WIBA, IWBF and IBA female super middleweight titles, and the IWBF light heavyweight title. Ali appeared on "Celebrity Apprentice" in 2017. Laila is also a regular panelist and contributor for the CBS Sports Network’s new all-female sports commentary program, "We Need to Talk," the first of its kind in the history of sports broadcasting.

A cooking enthusiast, Ali released a cook book "Food for Life: Delicious & Healthy Comfort Food My Table To Yours!." She has previously appeared twice on Food Network’s celebrity edition of "Chopped" and emerged victorious as the champion. Continuing her passion for the cooking space, Ali was the host of "Late Night Chef Fight," an exciting food truck cooking competition show that has aired for multiple seasons on the FYI Network. She has also appeared in various cooking segments on "Rachael Ray" and "The Chew," along with having cooked her famous “oven baked fried chicken” on Steve Harvey’s hit daytime talk show. Laila is most excited about her forthcoming cookbook slated to be released in the fall of 2017.

For multiple seasons she hosted "Everyday Health" airing in national syndication on ABC, in addition to being the previous co-host of "American Gladiators" and former host of "All-In With Laila Ali," which aired in weekend syndication on CBS. In 2012 when women’s boxing was included in the Olympics for the first time in history, Ali was the first women in history to provide expert commentary for NBC Sports. Since its conception in 2015, she was selected as the host of the first ever televised ESPN Sports Humanitarian Awards.

Ali is a past President of the Women’s Sports Foundation, a non-profit organization that is supported by some of the biggest athletes in the world. Through WST Ali promotes equality for women in the world of professional sports, and she pushes programs that encourage young women to be confident, healthy and strong through sports. She was also a major voice for the 40th anniversary of Title IX which protects women’s rights to be included and treated equally in collegiate sports.

Always eager to encourage others to live an active lifestyle, Ali was the 2012 “Mombassador” for the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon, a competition she actually participated in and completed impressively in a little more than 3 hours. She’s appeared as a guest-star on popular fitness show, “Biggest Loser.” Also because of her passion for an active lifestyle and wanting to share this with all her followers, she started her own lifestyle blog “Laila Ali Lifestyle,” where she regularly posts workouts tips, recipes, DIY ideas, marriage and family tips.

Ali tickled America’s funny bone with multiple hilarious roles as Kevin Hart’s boxing nemesis on the hit comedic series, "Real Husbands of Hollywood." In 2014 she made her feature film acting debut as the co-star of the action movie, "Falcon Rising," opposite martial arts star, Michael Jai White. Furthermore, never one to turn down a good challenge, she captured the hearts of millions and made it to the final round of the fourth season of ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars" in 2007.

Ali is also a major supporter of charitable organizations such as Feeding America and Peace 4 Kids. She is also proud of the work she has done on behalf of the American Dental Association to create oral health awareness for children. For Ali, high blood pressure runs in her family. The condition, which affects 85 million Americans, is a risk factor for heart disease. “I have cousins, an aunt and grandmother that have all battled heart disease,” Ali said. “So I’m here to encourage women to take control of their health.” Woman’s Day magazine honored the former professional athlete at the 14th annual Red Dress Awards for her work as an advocate for the American Heart Association.

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