"It's a sad day for life, man. I loved Muhammad Ali, he was my friend. Ali will never die," Don King, who promoted some of Ali's biggest fights, said early Saturday. "Like Martin Luther King his spirit will live on, he stood for the world."
"Al Sharpton had enough guts to fight, if it is true, to fight for others spending their ways and means to take away opportunity," Mr. King told the newspaper. "How many people would put their lives in danger?"