Under Armour commercial features Baltimore Boxing Club

Under Armour often showcases local athletes and sites in its ads. The company is at it again with a new commercial featuring fighters sparring at the Baltimore Boxing Club.

The commercial is interspersed with clips of Muhammad Ali, who says in a voiceover: "I'm the fastest, I'm the most scientific, I'm the most creative, I'm the most artistic, I have the prettiest footwork, the prettiest face…"


The video also shows Ali being knocked down and vowing to come back strong.

The commercial is for Under Armour's Muhammad Ali Collection.


"Under Armour has been a great supporter of local boxing and my gym in particular," Baltimore Boxing Club founder Jake Smith said in a release from the club. "They've done filming here before and sponsored the recent regional qualifiers for the Olympic trials here in Baltimore. Even with all of that, never in a million years did I think that the Baltimore Boxing Club would appear in a commercial featuring the great Muhammad Ali and (professional boxer) Saul Alvarez."

Under Armour has been integtrating Ali, 73, into its multimedia "Rule Yourself" campaign with golfer Jordan Spieth, basketball star Stephen Curry, quarterback Tom Brady and dancer Misty Copeland.

The company said in February that it  formed a partnership with the firm that manages the Ali brand to incorporate the pathbreaking athlete into its ad campaigns and products.

Under Armour is also the presenting sponsor of the Fight Night events being held tonight in Washington. The event benefits Fight For Children, a  non-profit organization.

Among the celebrities scheduled to attend are former boxing champions James "Buster" Douglas, Leon Spinks, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini.