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FILE - In this Thursday, June 9, 2016, file photo, visitors walk around a makeshift memorial to Muhammad Ali at the Muhammad Ali Center, in Louisville, Ky. For one week last spring, as Louisville led the world in mourning Muhammad Ali's death and celebrating his life, not a single person died in a hail of gunfire in the boxing great's hometown. The silence was welcome in a city wrestling with an explosion of violence. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, June 9, 2016, file photo, a candle is lit at a makeshift memorial to Muhammad Ali at the Muhammad Ali Center, in Louisville, Ky. For one week last spring, as Louisville led the world in mourning Muhammad Ali's death and celebrating his life, not a single person died in a hail of gunfire in the boxing great's hometown. The silence was welcome in a city wrestling with an explosion of violence (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

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In a photo taken Wednesday, April 26, 2017, former boxer Chuck Wepner poses for The Associated Press in his home in Bayonne, N.J. Wepner, the Bayonne Bleeder, went toe-to-toe with Muhammad Ali in a fight that inspired Sylvester Stallone to write "Rocky." Stallone later settled a lawsuit Wepner filed against him. Wepner’s life story has now arrived on the big screen with Liev Schreiber playing the Bayonne Bleeder in “Chuck,” which opens on Friday, May 5, 2017, in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationwide. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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In a photo taken Wednesday, April 26, 2017, former boxer Chuck Wepner talks to The Associated Press in his home in Bayonne, N.J. Wepner, the Bayonne Bleeder, went toe-to-toe with Muhammad Ali in a fight that inspired Sylvester Stallone to write "Rocky." Stallone later settled a lawsuit Wepner filed against him. Wepner's real-life story is coming to the big screen and this time he's getting all the credit, with Liev Schreiber playing Wepner in “Chuck,” which opens on Friday, May 5, 2017, in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationwide, (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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In a photo taken Wednesday, April 26, 2017, former boxer Chuck Wepner talks to The Associated Press in his home in Bayonne, N.J. Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Wepner’s business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the champ. Wepner’s life story has now arrived on the big screen with Liev Schreiber playing the Bayonne Bleeder in “Chuck,” which opens on Friday, May 5, 2017, in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationwide. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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This image released by the Muhammad Ali Center, shows original artwork created by boxing great Muhammad Ali. When Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist. Now, 15 drawings created by the boxing great are heading to the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Ky., the center announced Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. The Ali originals are being donated by the foundation created by the artist LeRoy Neiman, a longtime Ali friend. (Muhammad Ali/Muhammad Ali Center via AP)

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This image released by the Muhammad Ali Center, shows original artwork created by boxing great Muhammad Ali. When Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist. Now, 15 drawings created by the boxing great are heading to the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Ky., the center announced Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. The Ali originals are being donated by the foundation created by the artist LeRoy Neiman, a longtime Ali friend. (Muhammad Ali/Muhammad Ali Center via AP)

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FILE- In this June 8, 2016, file photo, a portrait of Muhammad Ali is displayed next to a pair of boxing gloves at the "I Am Ali Festival" at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville, Ky. Ali died on June 3, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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FILE - This is an Oct. 9, 1974, file photo showing Muhammad Ali. He proclaimed himself The Greatest. He did it with wit and guile, boasts and taunts, in prose and rhyme, and always with a wink. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)(AP Photo/FIle)

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FILE - In this March 18, 2007 file photo, trainer Angelo Dundee, left, director Leon Gast, center, and photographer Howard Bingham comment on the Rumble In the Jungle, Muhammad Ali's 1974 boxing match against George Forman, at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Ky. Bingham, the longtime personal photographer, confidant and close friend of Ali, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at age 77. (AP Photo/Brian Bohannon, File)

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Muhammad Ali is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. He remains the only three-time lineal heavyweight champion; he won the title in 1964, 1974 and 1978. Between February 25, 1964, and September 19, 1964, Ali reigned as the undisputed heavyweight champion. He is the only boxer to be named The Ring magazine Fighter of the Year six times. He was ranked as the greatest athlete of the 20th century by Sports Illustrated and the Sports Personality of the Century by the BBC. ESPN SportsCentury ranked him the 3rd greatest athlete of the 20th century. Nicknamed "The Greatest", he was involved in several historic boxing matches. Notable among these were the first Liston fight; the "Fight of the Century", "Super Fight II" and the "Thrilla in Manila" versus his rival Joe Frazier; and "The Rumble in the Jungle" versus George Foreman. (AP Photo)

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In this Thursday Feb. 4, 1999, photo, Muhammad Ali, known as "The Greatest," poses next to a Wheaties poster during the unveiling of the 75th anniversary cereal box in his honor, in New York. Ali was one of the greatest athletes of all time, but he didn't cash in on product endorsements during his prime the way you'd expect today. Ali was featured on the Wheaties box in 1999, long after he retired, and was the first boxers to appear there. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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Members of the public line up waiting for the ticket office to open for tickets for Muhammad Ali's Jenazah service at Freedom Hall Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The day before his star-studded funeral, members of Ali's Islamic faith will get their chance to say a traditional goodbye during a Jenazah, a traditional Muslim funeral. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Muhammad Ali frowns for the benefit of cameramen on Tuesday, August 16, 1978, during a news conference at his Deer Lake, Pennsylvania Camp. Giant-size glove he wears bears autographs. On a more serious note, Ali told newsmen that the thought "...just four more weeks," rolls around in his head like a stuck phonograph needle. The four weeks, of course, refers to the September 15 date he has with Leon Spinks in New Orleans. That's when Ali expects to redeem his humiliating defeat of six months ago, when he lost his title to Spinks. (AP Photo/David Pickoff)

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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 1975, file photo, Muhammad Ali punches a speed bag at the Folk Art Center in Manila, Philippines, as he prepares his title fight against Joe Frazier. Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his family Friday, June 3, 2016. He was 74. (AP Photo/Jess Tan, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Muhammad Ali is shown before the Ali Humanitarian Awards ceremony in 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, June 2, 2016, that Ali is being treated by doctors as a precaution. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

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Muhammad Ali, Esquire, April 1968

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Former heavyweight champion Joe Louis, left, playfully jabs a finger under the eye of present champ Muhammad Ali, at the Boxing Writers Association's 50th Anniversary dinner in New York, May 19, 1975. Ali was named Fighter of the Year and Louis was honored as boxing's Man of the Half Century. (AP Photo)

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Former heavyweight champion Joe Louis, left, playfully jabs a finger under the eye of present champ Muhammad Ali, at the Boxing Writers Association's 50th Anniversary dinner in New York, May 19, 1975. Ali was named Fighter of the Year and Louis was honored as boxing's Man of the Half Century. (AP Photo)