The boxing world has continued to pay tributes to former world heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali who passed on at the age of 74.
Boxing personalities took to social media to express their grief at the incident.
Boxing legend, George Foreman tweeted, “Ali, Frazier and Foreman. A part of me slipped away. The greatest piece, Muhammad Ali”.
Roy Jones tweeted, “My heart is deeply saddened yet both appreciative and relieved that the greatest is now resting in the greatest place”.
Former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson tweeted, “God came for his champion. So long great one”.
Undefeated boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr., tweeted “My heart goes out to a pioneer, a true legend and a hero by all means”.
Filipino boxer, Manny Pacquaio tweeted, “We lost a giant today, our hearts and prayers go out to the Ali’s family”.
British boxer, Amir Khan tweeted, “RIP, the greatest of all time”.
Boxing promoter, Bob Arum tweeted “A true great has left us. @muhammadAli transformed this country and impacted the world with his spirit”.
Muhammad Ali has been remembered in tributes worldwide for his iconic fight for social justice as well as his legendary boxing battles following his death.
He was known as ‘the greatest’, as much for his sporting success as his contribution to civil rights.
The former world heavyweight champion died late on Friday at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona, having been admitted on Thursday.
He died from respiratory problems following a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease.