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Legendary boxer Muhammed Ali Hospitalized after a Respiratory Problem

151209-muhammad-ali-656p_c82845dce33faeeee057869e6ebd6fbe.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000Legendary boxer Muhammed Ali was rushed to the hospital earlier today after he suffered from some respiratory problems.

His spokesperson has however assured the world that the 74-year old is responding to treatments and in a fair condition. He said in a statement “Ali, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, is being treated by his team of doctors and is in fair condition. A brief hospital stay is expected. At this time, the Muhammad Ali family respectfully requests privacyâ€

Muhammad‘s last public appearance came in April, when he was seen at the Celebrity Fight Night event.

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