The day that not only boxing fans have been dreading, indeed people around the world, is upon us. The day where we must bid a final farewell to one of the human race's greatest ever men. A man who although is now gone, will never be forgotten, with his life being celebrated today. There are already thousands of people lining…
Watch: Muhammad Ali Memorial Service Live Stream
Today sees the Muhammad Ali memorial and Muslim prayer service take place in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Thousands have flocked to Muhammad Ali’s hometown today in a bid to get a ticket for today’s memorial service where the great man is being honored.
All week since the world learned of Muhammad’s death, tributes and words of respect have been flooding in for the icon from around the globe.
It is hard to see such a great human being ever existing again in our lifetime, where a man such as him broke down so many barriers and achieved so much in different ways.
The full funeral service will take place tomorrow, Friday June 10th at 19:00 BST where a number of renowned pallbearers will be carrying Muhammad Ali’s coffin such as actor Will Smith and former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis.
Today’s memorial service has now taken place and can be viewed here via Fox 10 Phoenix: