A sports icon has passed. Muhammad Ali, the three-time heavyweight champion boxer whose electrifying prowess in the ring and controversial outspokenness outside of it made him one of the world's most recognizable personalities of the 20th Century, died Friday after a battle with a respiratory illness. He was 74.

FOX's Jared Max remembers 'The Greatest': 

(File Photo)
(File Photo)

 

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