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Jabir Herbert Muhammad and Muhammad Ali

Jabir Herbert Muhammad (April 16, 1929 – August 25, 2008) was an American businessman and co founder of Top Rank, Inc. also longtime manager of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad managed Muhammad Ali's professional boxing career from 1966 until Ali's retirement in 1981. He continued to manage Ali's career for another ten years after his retirement from boxing. Muhammad then went on to a successful career in business.

Jabir Herbert Muhammad died on August 25, 2008, at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 79, after undergoing heart surgery. Muhammad was survived by his wife, Amenah Antonia Muhammad, and fourteen children.