311) Laila Ali

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311: Laila Ali

Retired Professional Boxer

Born: 30 December 1977, Miami Beach, Florida, United States of America

Laila is the daughter of the internationally famous boxer Muhammad Ali.

She worked as a manicurist and owned a nail salon before making it big in the boxing realm.

Laila holds a degree in business management.

In her first professional boxing match she knocked out her opponent in the first thirty-one seconds.

Her boxing record was 24-0 with 21 knockouts.

Laila has appeared on several TV shows including The Celebrity Apprentice and Chopped. She has founded her own lifestyle brand and is a mother of two.

In 2012, she became the first woman to ever be a professional commentator on NBS Sports.

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