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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dead At Age 74

According to a statement released by his family, boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74.

“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, has said.

Ali had suffered with Parkinson’s Disease, for 30 years which robbed him of his speech and his physical dexterity. A funeral service is planned in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

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Born Cassius Clay on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, to middle-class parents. Ali started boxing when he was 12, winning Golden Gloves titles before heading to the 1960 Olympics in Rome, where he won a gold medal as a light heavyweight.

Ali was considered one of the greatest boxers of all time. He fought his way to 56 wins during his career, with 37 knockouts.

 

 

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Chrystal Lovevintage

Chrystal is a writer and blogger who loves nothing more than watching back to back episodes of crime shows. Should she ever find herself needing to cover up a crime, she'll know exactly what to do! Her dream is to one day live in Palm Springs where she can do her writing poolside while drinking endless gin and tonics. Mum to the cutest twin boys in the world, she loves nothing more than the sound of their laughter (usually heard when they're conspiring against her). Entertainment writer and pop culture junkie, she will be bringing you all the celebrity gossip and news that your brain can handle. You can follow her blog at https://lovechrystal.com.au and on Instagram at Chrystalovevintage

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