He had died of septic shock due to unspecified natural causes, (the family spokesman) Bob Gunnell had said.
Ali had suffered for over 30 years from Parkinson's, it's a progressive neurological condition that slowly takes away your voice and physical dexterity.
As I was growing up I could remember my Grandfather always watching Ali's fights on the TV. He never missed any of them.
Back then we had those big heavy TVs, not like the flat screens we have now.
Well, enough about me and more about Ali. Yeah, I said that.
Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky and Ali started boxing when he was 12 years old. In 1960 he won his Golden Gloves a gold medal as a light heavyweight.
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Below are some videos of Ali and some of his fights. You can learn more about Muhammed Ali by looking at the first video. It's his documentary.
Muhammad Ali: The Greatest of All Time (Boxing Documentary)
Top 10 Muhammad Ali Best Knockouts
"The greatest of all time" Tributo Muhammad Ali 1942-2016
George Foreman vs Muhammad Ali - Oct. 30, 1974 - Entire fight - Rounds 1 - 8 & Interview
Sonny Liston vs Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) Boxing Match
This is the whole fight that everyone seen back on Feb. 25, 1964.
The place was Convention Hall, Miami Beach, Florida, United States.
This was their first fight. Below is their second fight on May 25, 1965.
The place St. Dominic's Hall, Lewiston, Maine, United States.
Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston 1965 Championship. 2nd meeting