Boxing great Muhammad Ali in hospital with respiratory issue
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion is being treated in a hospital for a respiratory issue.
Spokesman Bob Gunnell said Thursday that Ali is being treated by doctors as a precaution. He says that the 74-year-old is in fair condition, and that a brief hospital stay is expected.
He declined to say where Ali is hospitalized or when he was admitted.
Ali has battled Parkinson's disease for years.