Muhammad Ali draws multitudes as he is laid to rest in Louisville – Daily Mail

Muhammad Ali funeral

Muhammad Ali draws the multitudes as he is laid to rest in Louisville as The Greatest makes his last homecoming

  • The giant survived Parkinson’s for 32 years before his dignified retirement last Friday from the fray of life aged 74 
  • The Greatest transcended boxing, transcended sport, transcended all the oceans of this planet 
  • The family invited the world to his funeral. And the world came
  • Lennox Lewis stood tall for Britain and strong to help Mike Tyson, Will Smith and Ali’s family and friends carry the coffin
  • George Foreman, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, Larry Holmes and life-long rival promoters Don King and Bob Arum were among ring royalty in attendance

By JEFF POWELL FOR THE DAILY MAIL     – UPDATED: 08:09 GMT, 11 June 2016  

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/boxing/article-3635968/Muhammad-Ali-draws-multitudes-laid-rest-Louisville-Greatest-makes-homecoming.html#ixzz4BOOQ4jiE

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  • guyaneseonline  On June 21, 2016 at 6:07 pm

    President Barack Obama’s awesome tribute to Muhammad Ali

  • Clyde Duncan  On June 21, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    An inspiring and heartfelt tribute to Muhammad Ali the Greatest from an exceptional President of the United States of America – President Barack Hussein Obama.

    Thank You!!

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