The slick silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion the self proclaimed “Greatest”, and proved with action and mouth piece. Has lost his 3o year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
The champ was was called home this Friday evening at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he has spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a family spokesman confirmed to NBC News. A funeral service is planned in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. He was 74.