A selection of photographs of former three time world boxing champion MUHAMMAD ALI.
The photographs were taken during the 1970’s and early 1980’s
Former heavyweight world boxing champion Muhammad Ali (C) prays on October 05, 1986 at the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo credit should read MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Jokes before the fight….Ali is restrained by his handler Budini Drew as world heavyweight champion , Joe Frazier is introduced.
29th September 1975: The World Heavyweight title fight between Joe Frazier (left) and Muhammad Ali (1942 – ) at Madison Square Garden. Frazier won on points. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
US boxer Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) and British boxer Henry Cooper weigh-in on the stage of the Palladium for their heavyweight match at Wembley Stadium, London. Ali holds up five fingers to indicate that he will beat Cooper in five rounds, a prediction that proved to be correct. Left to right: Cooper’s manager Jim Wicks, Cooper, Clay and promoter Jack Solomons. Original Publication: People Disc – HW0539 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
FILE – In this Sept. 29, 1975 file photo, Muhammad Ali, world heavyweight boxing champion, looks at himself in a mirror during a training session in Manila, Philippines before his Oct. 1 fight against Joe Frazier. (AP Photo)
Zora Folley, left, moves in on champion Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) in first round of their heavyweight title fight in New York’s Madison Square Garden March 22, 1967. (AP Photo)
FILE – In this Feb. 22, 2012, file photo, Muhammad Ali, center, with the support of sister in-law Marilyn Williams, left, and wife Lonnie, walks through the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s in Phoenix. Mohammed Ali is in the hospital with respiratory problems, and while officials haven’t given details about his condition, the boxing greats health in general is complicated by advanced Parkinsons _ a degenerative disease hes lived with for three decades. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES
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