"Henry always had a smile for me; a warm and embracing smile. It was always a pleasure being in Henry's company. "I will miss my old friend. He was a great fighter and a gentleman. My family and I extend our heartfelt sympathies to his family and loved ones." --Muhammad Ali on the passing of Sir Henry Cooper. The BBC has more tributes from the likes of Amir Khan, Barry McGuigan, Barry Hearn, Chris Eubanks, Frank Warren and more. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jon Davis/Wired) This is Muhammad Ali's face. It is made of 1,300 punching bags, 6 1/2 miles of stainlees steel cable, and 2,500 pounds of aluminum pipe. It is 22 feet high. As far as gigantic and oddball wastes of time that could have been spent drinking go, this is quite impressive. (Wired Magazine)
This is the cover to the record "Ali and His Gang Vs. Mr. Tooth Decay". 40 minutes of Ali, Sinatra & co. talking about Tooth Decay. Narrated by Howard Cosell. Explanation is here. http://franklarosa.com/vinyl/Exhibit.jsp?AlbumID=82 Check out the back cover here: http://franklarosa.com/vinyl/MiscImg/AliGarden.jpg
Ricky Hatton and Muhammad Ali met in Hatton's hometown of Hyde, in South Manchester. Ali is currently on a tour of England. Full story here.