Do not underestimate the strength of a champion’s heart!

Growing up alongside a legendary boxer, he was not surprised. Muhammad Ali As her father Laila AliDuring her childhood, she didn’t really focus on sports. However, her life changed when she was a young adult.

Laila shared her thoughts in an exclusive video from Shop Today With Jill Martin. “I felt astonished and couldn’t believe it wasn’t a possibility for me. It was then that I got the idea of becoming a professional boxer.

But if you assume the People’s Champion was thrilled to hear that his daughter was following in Dad’s footsteps, guess again.

Laila said that “my dad was not happy” Jill Martin. He tried to convince me. “He tried to talk me out of it. I was determined to prove him wrong. ‘Dad, I can understand why you feel that way, but just watch me.'”