Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest’, Dies at 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali died Friday night at a Phoenix-area hospital where he was being treated for respiratory complications.

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Photo: Ethan Miller, NBC

“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,” family spokesman, Bob Gunnell, states to CNN.

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Photo credits: Muhammad Ali

The Olympic gold medal winner had been battling Parkinson’s disease since 1984. His funeral service is planned in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

I am grateful for all my victories, but I am especially grateful for my losses, because they only made me work harder.”— Muhammad Ali

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“I am the greatest! I am the greatest! I’m the king of the world.”

 

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