Three time world boxing champion Muhammed Ali passes away aged 74


Former world boxing heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali has died aged 74 after being hospitalized for a respiratory disease.
The  boxer died on Friday evening in a phoenix hospital a day after he was hospitalized.
His death was confirmed in a statement issued by family spokesman Bob Gunnell late Friday evening, although the exact cause of death or the name of the hospital where he died was not disclosed.
Muhammed Ali has long battled with Parkinson’s disease which had impaired his speech.
After beating Sonny Liston in 1964 to win his first world title, Ali went on to  became the first boxer to win three heavyweight titles, earning him the nickname “The Greatest”.
He  retired in 1981, winning 56 fights out of his 61 fights.