Posted by , Jun 4, 2016 at 02:00am
"I was the Elvis of boxing."

The Greatest Of All Time, Muhammad Ali, has passed away at the age of 74.

According to reports, Ali died at a Phoenix-area hospital on Friday, the same spot where he had been staying for the past few days while receiving respiratory treatments.

"After a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening," Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman, told NBC News.

Ali had battled Parkinson's disease for over 30 years but when he was an active boxer he boasted a record of 56-5 (37 by knockout), including three world heavyweight championships, multiple wins over Joe Frazier, and a KO of George Foreman.

Ali is survived by his wife, Yolanda, and his nine children.

“People don’t realize what they had till it’s gone,” he once said. “Like President Kennedy … nobody like him. Like The Beatles, there will never be anything like them. Like my man, Elvis Presley. I was the Elvis of boxing.”

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Muhammad Ali Passes Away At The Age Of 74

"I was the Elvis of boxing."


The Greatest Of All Time, Muhammad Ali, has passed away at the age of 74.

According to reports, Ali died at a Phoenix-area hospital on Friday, the same spot where he had been staying for the past few days while receiving respiratory treatments.

"After a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening," Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman, told NBC News.

Ali had battled Parkinson's disease for over 30 years but when he was an active boxer he boasted a record of 56-5 (37 by knockout), including three world heavyweight championships, multiple wins over Joe Frazier, and a KO of George Foreman.

Ali is survived by his wife, Yolanda, and his nine children.

“People don’t realize what they had till it’s gone,” he once said. “Like President Kennedy … nobody like him. Like The Beatles, there will never be anything like them. Like my man, Elvis Presley. I was the Elvis of boxing.”

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