I am not dying yet – former Boxing Heavyweight champion

Known as 'The Greatest' Muhammad Ali has been rumoured to be near death in recent times, but the 72 year-old strongly denies the claims

Three-time World Heavyweight Champion, Muhammad Ali posted a photo on Instagram on Saturday as he watched the Louisville Cardinals beat Kentucky Wildcats 44-40 for the Governor’s Cup.

The ‘rumble in the jungle’ conqueror has been suffering from Parkinson’s Disease for the past 30 years and has been thought to be near death after he absented from social gatherings, especially when he failed to attend the Hollywood premier for a film about his life and at the time his brother Rahman Ali said: ''I have not been able to talk to my brother about this because he is sick.''

Ali, 72 has over the weeks has come out to deny rumours that he is gravely ill and could barely speak with selfies of himself and family to state that he is doing fine.

''Don't believe the hype. Feeling great earlier today at @BoarsHeadResort. #AliSelfie,’’ Ali wrote on his twitter.

Earlier In January, Ali's son, Ali Jnr, said there is 'no chance' his father can survive another year.

''I just want, hope and pray to God that this awful disease takes my dad sooner rather than later. Take him away from all the suffering he’s in,'' he said.

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