“My honey….”: Laila Ali pens down a heartfelt message for her Husband

Published 11/15/2023, 3:58 AM EST

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In a recent Instagram post, daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, Laila Ali showered love and appreciation on her husband, former NFL star, Curtis Conway. The post elicits true warmth and affection as Ali takes a moment to acknowledge Conway’s unfaltering patience.

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As we look at Laila’s candid tribute, it becomes clear that Ali’s heartfelt sentiments go beyond the typical social media fare – they offer a glimpse into the dynamics of a partnership built on love, understanding, and the value of patience.

Laila Ali is the epitome of a good wife

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Laila Ali, who has been candid about living in her famous father’s shadows, has certainly paved her path in life. Furthermore, she has been open about her struggles and revels in the support of her family. The tribute, speaks of her husband’s patience and kindness.

Ali’s words, “My honey Curtis Conway! May God bless him extra well for all his patience with me,” Ali, a four-time undefeated boxing champion, author, and daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali, prioritizes her roles as a mother and wife above all.

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Having left her boxing career behind for the joys of motherhood, she expresses happiness in fulfilling these crucial roles. Recently marking 16 years of marriage to Curtis Conway, the couple, married since 2007, have welcomed 2 children, a boy and a girl.

Despite significant life changes, including career shifts and raising children, Laila emphasizes the importance of flexibility and understanding in navigating unpredictable circumstances. When asked about the secret to a successful marriage, Laila’s straightforward advice revolves around choosing a life partner who aligns with one’s evolving goals and values. Moreover, it is quite evident that Conway is living up to the promises he had once made to her father Muhammad Ali.

Conway on his fear of meeting Muhammad Ali

Former NFL wide receiver Curtis Conway shared his experience of meeting his father-in-law, Muhammad Ali, for the first time. Laila Ali, Curtis’s wife, married him in 2007, coinciding with her retirement from sports. Despite dating Laila for a short period, Conway hesitated to meet Muhammad Ali, feeling the pressure of being seen not just as a friend but as Laila’s boyfriend.

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Initially reluctant, Conway fabricated excuses to avoid meeting Ali, citing fear. However, when he eventually gathered the courage, Muhammad Ali, contrary to Conway’s apprehensions, warmly welcomed him and broke the ice. Curtis described Laila as a miniature version of her father and shared that she introduced him to Ali casually as “That’s my man.”

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Despite initial nervousness, Muhammad Ali’s welcoming demeanor made Conway feel at ease, and the champ’s calm and friendly approach created a sense of familiarity. Conway emphasized that there was something special about Ali; even with a few words, he conveyed a genuine sense of welcome to Conway into the Ali family.

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The Instagram post serves as a reminder that even public figures like Laila Ali cherish the simple yet profound aspects of a loving partnership. Ali’s choice of words paints a picture of a relationship not immune to challenges but fortified by the glue of patience.

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Simona Pereira

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Simona Isha Pereira is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. With a background in content creation, Simona thrives on the raw energy and riveting pre-game drama as much as the bouts themselves. One of Simona's defining moments in boxing occurred during the "Terence vs.
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