When Boxers Meet Entertainers

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  • Muhammad Ali and the Beatles
  • Muhammad Ali and Sam Cooke
  • Muhammad Ali and James Brown
  • Mike Tyson and Canibus
  • Mike Tyson and Tupac
  • 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather
  • Martin Lawrence and Tommy "Hitman" Hearns
  • Floyd Mayweather and Justin Bieber
  • Mike Tyson and The Hangover Cast
  • Joe Louis and Frank Sinatra

Muhammad Ali and James Brown

Ali was also friends with the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. The two put together a concert in Africa that happened before Ali's legendary "Rumble in the Jungle" with George Foreman. (Photo: Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)