7 Days in Dubai - - SPORT -

“Prob­a­bly the great­est man I’ve ever met. You met Muham­mad Ali and you be­came bet­ter be­cause of his pres­ence.”

Ge­orge Fore­man, who fought Ali in ‘The Rum­ble in the Jun­gle’ in 1974

“He prob­a­bly paved the way for [Barack] Obama to be the pres­i­dent of Amer­ica.”

Pro­moter Frank War­ren

“A leg­end who tran­scended sport and was a true cham­pion for all.”

Oscar De La Hoya

“There will never be an­other Muham­mad Ali. The black com­mu­nity all around the world, black peo­ple all around the world, needed him. He was the voice for us. He’s the voice for me to be where I’m at to­day.”

Floyd May­weather Jr

“Box­ing ben­e­fited from Muham­mad Ali’s many tal­ents but not nearly as much as mankind ben­e­fited from his hu­man­ity.”

Manny Pac­quiao

“God came for his cham­pion. So long great one.”

Mike Tyson

“Rip the great­est of all times in many dif­fer­ent ways.”

Tyson Fury

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UAE

© PressReader. All rights reserved.