Sports icon Muhammad Ali passed away on Friday after a respiratory illness complicated his decades-long battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was 74. 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.

In a special program, FOX News Radio takes a look back on the impact 'The Greatest' left around the world:

FOX News Radio will have extensive coverage of Muhammad Ali's funeral on Friday.


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Former Heavyweight champion Lenox Lewis remembers Muhammad Ali:


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Boxing gloves and a message sit among flowers at a makeshift memorial to Muhammad Ali at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Boxing promoter Don King looks back on the life of Muhammad Ali:


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A make-shift memorial at the childhood home of Muhammad Ali

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)

Muhammad Ali talks to reporters after beating George Foreman on October 30, 1974 in the "Rumble in the Jungle"

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