Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Has Died At The Age Of 74

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Muhammad Ali, the three-time world heavyweight champion died on Friday night in a Phoenix hospital after a long battle with Parkinson’s believed to be brought on by repeated blows to the head.

The 74-year old was admitted to hospital on Thursday suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s.

“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,” Gunnell said in a statement.

“The Ali family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers, and support and asks for privacy at this time.”

A tweet on Ali’s official page posted a picture of the iconic sportsman and captioned it simply: “Muhammad Ali. 1942-2016.”

Screen Shot 2016-06-04 at 06.25.56 An Olympic champion and veteran of 61 heavyweight fights spanning three decades, in the ring Ali may be best known for his three epic bouts with longtime foil Joe Frazier, a brutal trilogy that left both fighters greatly diminished.

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