Muhammed Ali

Is in grave condition

He is THE Greatest and is in my prayers..

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-boxing-ali-condition-idUSKCN0YQ00M
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,085
    I am more of a George Forman guy, but Muhammad Ali certainly ranks among the very best. My prayer for him and his family.
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,552
    He's had it rough for the last decade
    Greatest indeed

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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 3,245
    Ali and Frazier, great fights.

    Sad news indeed, but what a fight he has put up.

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  • JaybeezJaybeez Posts: 709
    Poor guy. In the late 80's we had offices in the same building as his in LA. He walked past me a couple of times and it seemed Parkinson's had already started.
    Heckuva long time to go through that. He was a great boxer, showman and personality in his day.
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,547
    Maybe his greatest triumph ever

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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,547
    And it was just announced by his family spokesperson that Muhammad Ali has passed. RIP...
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 11,749
    Cassius Clay. Take care.
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  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,494
    Float like a butterfly sir. RIP
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,547
    Not only was he one of the greatest athletes that ever lived but one of the greatest people who ever lived. :'(
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  • JaybeezJaybeez Posts: 709
    :(
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  • scubalabscubalab Posts: 2,735
    Sad news. Great boxer with a great personality. RIP Ali.
  • vmaxervmaxer Posts: 4,421
    Loved him.
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  • WagnerRCWagnerRC Posts: 1,919
    RIP. what a great boxer.
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,085
    Rest in peace...
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,416
    Great boxer with unequaled showmanship in the boxing world. I dare say boxing has never been as good as it was in his time in the ring.

    RIP, you earned it.
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  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,162
    "Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.”

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  • chumliechumlie Posts: 8,591
    RIP. That said. I still think Norton kicked his ****.
  • JhaymanJhayman Posts: 1,555
    Truly a Sad day for Boxing and his family, my Condolences to All.
    On a side note you know you're getting older when many of your childhood heroes pass away..at least that's how I feel.
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  • MrBuhlMrBuhl Posts: 2,426
    RIP Champion of the World.
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  • DabutcherDabutcher Posts: 2,077
    Just like I feel blessed to have grown up in the era of the best music ever .(Classic Rock). I feel blessed to have grown up in the best era ever for boxing. RIP Ali. Thanks for all the great memories. Peace. D
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  • msgmsg Posts: 4,967
    When we were kids and would pretend box, we'd each excitedly pick a fighter's name and argue at stuff like how Muhammed Ali would kick Larry Holmes' butt and so whoever had that name would win. Back and forth we'd go, sometimes ending up fighting for real. Muhammed Ali was the name everyone wanted.

    There are some people you never really think will be gone, and will just always sort of be there. Muhammed Ali was one of them. Very sad.
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  • gcegce Posts: 2,177
    R.I.P. Ali...say hello to Howard...
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  • KennethSwaugerKennethSwauger Moderator Posts: 6,846
    Rest in peace, Champ!
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  • mrbigbluelightmrbigbluelight Posts: 7,696
    "I'm so mean, I make medicine sick". :)

    A great champion, in and out of the ring.
    Ali had great courage, and held to his convictions and stood up for what he felt was right.

    The bell has sounded, Champ, the fight is over, and as usual, you won.
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  • BetaBeta Posts: 263
    edited June 2016
    I really haven't paid much, if any, attention to boxing since the 70s. All of the kids on our block would get together and watch the Ali fights. I remember it being a really huge deal.

    Parkinson's is absolutely brutal (a gross understatement). It took my uncle and my dad is just about at stage 5. As magnificent as Ali was in the ring, IMHO those feats pale in comparison to his extraordinarily long battle against such a vicious brain disease.

    Ali's boxing feats and gigantic personality rightfully should be celebrated around the world. I personally hope his heroic fight against Parkinson's is celebrated just as much. RIP champ!
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,960
    RIP, Ali

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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,552
    edited June 2016
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  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,462
    Sad news...RIP Ali.
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  • rpf65rpf65 Posts: 2,035
    Not only was he a great fighter, but a true gentleman. Met him in a park in Louisville, early spring of 88 I believe. Let him borrow the sports section, and we talked for a few moments.

    If not the greatest heavy weight of all time, easily in the top three. Gods speed sir.
  • cnhcnh Posts: 13,310
    RIP!

    He most certainly was THE GREATEST! And the influence this man had on my generation, among others, was beyond reckoning!

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