Saturday, 4 June 2016

See the last public photo of Muhammad Ali in 2016

Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw in Lewiston, Maine, on May 25, 1965. The bout lasted only one minute into the first round. Ali is the only man ever to win the world heavyweight boxing championship three times. He also won a gold medal in the light-heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympic Games in Rome as a member of the U.S. Olympic boxing team. In 1964, he dropped the name Cassius Clay and adopted the Muslim name Muhammad Ali. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

The final public photo taken of Ali was with singer Carrie Underwood at a Celebrity Fight Night event several weeks ago on April 14, at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

Muhammad Ali, the former heavyweight champion of the world dubbed “The Greatest,” died at the at age of 74 on Friday, his family said.