Friends said his 'spirit would live on' after he died aged 74
'When I met Ali for the first time in 1990 I was extremely apprehensive ... he was an inspiration to me,' Nelson Mandela once said
No fighter had 'ever delivered the glitz, the brilliance and the words like Ali'
In the end it felt like the whole world was watching his back
Ali’s most sensational victory came on a humid night in Zaire in 1974
'I shook up the world, I'm the king of the world'
Muhammad Ali, the greatest heavyweight boxing champion of all time, has died at the age of 74
The boxer played many roles during his career - from martyr to champion, hate figure to global hero - all which helped him become as important outside the ring as he was in it
The pair won world titles over the weekend to take the number of British boxers holding a version of a world title to 13
The 'Hayemaker' continues his comeback trail on Saturday night
'Anyone who knows me personally knows that I am in no way a racist or bigot and I hope the public accept this apology,' said Fury
WBC middleweight title bout ended in brutal fashion for Khan
Breazeale is 17-0
In a boxing landscape where pay-per-view figures mean more to boxers than the belts they own, Khan vs Canelo can kick off the new age of thrilling super fights
Joshua, as the worn axiom insists, can only beat the man in front of him and he did so in smooth style without the emotional clatter of his slugfest last December with Dillian Whyte
Britain now has two heavyweight world champions, but Lewis believes there is one clear winner at the moment