The boxing legend and three-time world heavyweight champion, who had battled Parkinson’s disease for 32 years, was admitted to hospital with a respiratory condition earlier in the week.
His family’s spokesman Bob Gunnell confirmed Ali’s death in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday evening.
The first time Michael Jordan met Muhammad Ali, from my 1997 NBA Finals notebook pic.twitter.com/UEPnNIq3gA
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