Muhammad Ali crowned 'King of Boxing'

Formerly known as Cassius Clay, his extravagant style inside and out of the boxing ring lead to him becoming one of his eras most recognisable faces.

updated: December 04, 2012 10:55 IST
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Cancun: Former heavyweight boxing icon Muhammad Ali was honoured with the title of the "King of Boxing" during the 50th convention of the World Boxing Council in the Mexican city of Cancun on Monday.

The event was attended by the head of the World Boxing Council Jose Sulaiman along with former boxing champions such as Mexican Julios Cesar.

Ali, who wore dark glasses, was lead into the convention and sat on a red velvet throne.

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