Originally Posted by TBooze
I thought it was Mikhail Abdul Aziz? But this is a private name, and in public he uses the 'Mike Tyson' character. If he wishes to change that, I would respect that, and duly call him by this. Names are hardly things that it is worth causing offence over. I had no problem with Ali, or Qawi or the Muhammads or Wlad or Slugger O'Toole, for goodness sake.
I think we actually agree more than we disagree. There is nothing wrong with calling Mike Tyson, Aziz. There is also nothing wrong with calling him Tyson.
The same with Clay/Ali.
I refer to him as Ali as often as I do as Clay. There is nothing wrong with either one of them.