Muhammed Ali,74, died in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, June 3 evening, sending the world mourning the exit of the greatest boxer that ever lived. Three time world heavyweight champion with an Olympic gold medal to the bargain, the sports star formerly known as Cassius Clay lived a remarkable life full of highs and lows in public glare.
Here are some of the facts you should remember about his last hours …
1. The legend would be buried in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky
2. He had breathing problem and unshakable cough (complications from his 32 year Parkinson ailment ) before being rushed to hospital on Thursday, June 2
3. His family quickly gathered by his hospital bed when doctors warned he had only a few hours to live as his condition deteriorated rapidly
4. He was put on life support machine