Boxer Muhammad Ali Dies At The Age of 74

Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time and civil rights champion has died at the age of 74. Ali died Friday night at a Phoenix based hospital.

Muhammad Ali had reportedly spent his past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a family spokesman reported on NBC news.

“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,” said Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman.

NBC news report revealed Ali had suffered for three decades from Parkinson’s Disease, a progressive neurological condition that slowly robbed him of both his legendary verbal grace and his physical dexterity.

Ali’s funeral service is planned in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.




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