Following a great night of boxing from Carson, California, featuring Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido battling to a grueling 12-round draw in the main event, HBO Sports aired a tribute video to the late, great Muhammad Ali, who passed away on Friday.
"In sports, overstatement is a given. Moments routinely hailed as unforgettable, feats regularly acclaimed as unbelievable, athletes repeatedly saluted as unassailable. But there was only one who declared himself 'The Greatest,' who really, truly was just that -- only one."
It's a beautiful, stirring piece of work from HBO that really puts Ali into perspective. He was, simply put, "The Greatest," and there is no replacing him. There hasn't been so far, and there frankly never will be.