NEW ORLEANS: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been admitted to a hospital in United States as brother of the former heavyweight champion fears Ali could be dead in days.
Ali celebrated his 71st birthday last month. He suffers from Parkinson s disease for last 30 years. It’s a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination.
Ali’s brother Rahman Ali told a UK magazine that Ali s condition has declined rapidly in recent days. Ali had been suffering from dehydration and severe weakness after that he was admitted to a hospital in Arizona.
Fears for Muhammad Ali s health are growing after the boxer s brother suggested the legendary sportsman could be dead within days.
He s in a bad way. He s very sick,” Rahman Ali told The Sun. “It could be months, it could be days. I don t know if he ll last the summer.
However, Rahman admitted that he had not seen his brother since July – claiming that the former boxer s wife was refusing to allow him access, forcing the brothers to communicate only via telephone.
Meanwhile, Muhammad Ali s daughter Maryum May May’ knocked down rumors of her father being near death, saying he was just fine and watching the Super Bowl at home.