Breaking: Boxing great Muhammad Ali dead

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Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead.

Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a family spokesman confirmed to NBC News. He was 74.

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Muhammad Ali dead.

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, told NBC News.

Ali had suffered for three decades from Parkinson’s Disease, a progressive neurological condition that slowly robbed him of both his legendary verbal grace and his physical dexterity. A funeral service is planned in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.-NBC

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  1. Sindikudwabwa mapeto ankhonya imfa yake ndi kufa chonchi chibakela ndi chinthu chovutilapo umatha kuyankhula nacho chizungu koma chikhalireni sunalankhulepo ndiye malemuwa analandila zibakela zingati pa moyo wawo kuti tidabwe?Rest in peace Mr M.A

  2. Sindikudwabwa mapeto ankhonya imfa yake ndi kufa chonchi chibakela ndi chinthu chovutilapo umatha kuyankhula nacho chizungu koma chikhalireni sunalankhulepo ndiye malemuwa analandila zibakela zingati pa moyo wawo kuti tidabwe?Rest in peace Mr M.A

  3. one of his greatest fight I will always remember was wen he defeated George Forman.. he really floated like a butterfly and stung him like a bee.. RIP the world’s greatest.

  4. one of his greatest fight I will always remember was wen he defeated George Forman.. he really floated like a butterfly and stung him like a bee.. RIP the world’s greatest.

  5. one of his greatest fight I will always remember was wen he defeated George Forman.. he really floated like a butterfly and stung him like a bee.. RIP the world’s greatest.

  6. one of his greatest fight I will always remember was wen he defeated George Forman.. he really floated like a butterfly and stung him like a bee.. RIP the world’s greatest.

  7. Ka brief kanu ndiye ndi ka copy coz mwalemba as exactly as alembera a NBC News, of all online news sites, inu nokha mwalemba zoonera musakanepo apa! Osalemba in your on words & style bwanji?

  8. this is how the readers of malawi are. when they are receiving more money they also think of rising da goods, not thinking of their juniors and poor people in da villages & towns which is foolishness

  9. Breaking News: 22,000 children die each day due to conditions of poverty. Mostly in Africa Malawi being part it, Nobody writes about it on their Facebook News page? it’s all about LIKES with you isn’t it.. Nobody really cares about poor souls anymore.

  10. Breaking News: 22,000 children die each day due to conditions of poverty. Mostly in Africa Malawi being part it, Nobody writes about it on their Facebook News page? it’s all about LIKES with you isn’t it.. Nobody really cares about poor souls anymore.

  11. Floated like butterfly,stung like a bee. No whiteman’s hope. It will be a thriller in Manila. There will be Rumble in the jungle.These were some of many catch-words. May His Soul Rest in Peace

  12. Floated like butterfly,stung like a bee. No whiteman’s hope. It will be a thriller in Manila. There will be Rumble in the jungle.These were some of many catch-words. May His Soul Rest in Peace

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