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January 17, 2021

Happy Birthday to the Champ: Muhammad Ali

Kassidy Stumbo 9:00pm January 17, 2021 1/17/21 Comments Disabled

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The Greatest. The Champ. The Louisville Lip. Whatever you want to call him, Muhammad Ali was special – and he always will be. Ali was born in the west end of Louisville on January 17, 1942, as Cassius Clay. He began boxing at the age of 12 after his bike was stolen and he told…

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January 16, 2019

Louisville’s Airport Renamed for Muhammad Ali

Nick Roush 5:30pm January 16, 2019 1/16/19

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You can now call Louisville’s airport “The Greatest.” This afternoon the Louisville Airport Authority announced the city’s airport, formerly known as Standiford Field, will now be known as Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.  The three-digit code will remain SDF; Alice International Airport in Texas had first dibs on the the ALI code. The three-time Heavyweight…

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June 10, 2016

Muhammad Ali’s funeral and memorial services take over Louisville on Friday

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm June 10, 2016 6/10/16

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The life of “The Greatest” was celebrated today at the KFC Yum! Center in front of an audience of over 15,000 fans, including famous faces such as Will Smith, Mike Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, former president Bill Clinton, and UK’s own John Calipari. Fans lined the street as early as 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday night to receive tickets…

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