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Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest of All Time', Dead at 74

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(Image) Speaking at a press conference in Chicago on Sept. 25, 1970.

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.

"After a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.

Ali successfully defended his title six times, including a rematch with Liston. Then, in 1967, at the height of the Vietnam War, Ali was drafted to serve in the U.S. Army.

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http://www.nbcnews.com/news/sports/muhammad-ali-greatest-all-time-dead-74-n584776

 

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