Muhammad Ali: Fighting Spirit is a fast moving, entertaining look at this world champion boxer. Utilizing the best available footage, we create a story that begins early in Muhammad Ali's career and progresses comprehensively to the present time. The story illustrates the appeal, charisma and courage of this great stinging Butterfly. In addition, we demonstrate how Ali achieved worldwide notoriety though out his long career. Reflecting the globe trotting nature of the boxing circuit the narrative travels from suburban USA to the African jungle as the drama of heavy weight title fighting is played out. Storylines and themes include Ali's early career and his involvement in the Nation of Islam movement. His humanitarian efforts and his reputation as an international statesman and peacemaker adds weight to this amazing story.