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Michigan says goodbye to ‘The Greatest’

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In 2003, Muhammad Ali posed with another former World Heavyweight Champion, Joe Frazier.

He floated like a butterfly and he stung like a bee. Current Sports host Al Martin talks about Muhammad Ali.

Hailing from Louisville, Kentucky, he was a polarizing figure in the world of sports whose reach extended beyond your typical athlete. Muhammad Ali was not just a boxer, he was a man who used his platform to spread peace and prosperity, do so with humility every step of the way.

For a number of years after his retirement, Ali lived in Michigan.

Ali, who battled with parkinson's disease for 32 years, passed away at the age of 74 on Friday night in Arizona after respiratory complications.

Al Martin, host of WKAR's Current Sports, talks about the man known to many as The Greatest of All Time."

Al Martin is the host of Beyond the Score, a new series coming to WKAR in the fall of 2024. Al is also sports reporter for WKAR news.
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