Odessa Grady Clay should be given consideration as one of the world’s greatest muses. Her love, dedication and faithfulness was rewarded with how Muhammad Ali lived out his life. His greatness is an extension of her hard work, so here are the top 5 times that Odessa was Ali’s biggest inspiration.
5. Before He Was A Boxing Champ, He Was a Momma’s Boy
Even with a troubled marriage, Odessa kept strong for the sake of her son and protected him. Ali would later on in life take that as a lesson and begin to protect his mother.