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Laila Ali gets emotional paying tribute to father Muhammad Ali at BET Awards

Laila Ali took the stage Sunday night at the BET Awards to remember the life of her father, the late and legendary heavyweight champion and humanitarian Muhammad Ali.

“My father Muhammad Ali lived his life with conviction and purpose. He is known the world over as the greatest athlete of all time, a man who fearlessly faed opposition both in and out of the ring,” she said. “But to me and my eight sisters and brothers, he was just dad. As his youngest daughter, I can tell that he also was a loving, gentle, and principled man.”

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Bill Clinton eulogizes Muhammad Ali: Boxing legend wrote 'his own life story'

This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com.

Thousands paid tribute to Muhammad Ali on Friday during interfaith service that concluded with eulogies by his dear friends Billy Crystal, Bryant Gumbel, and President Bill Clinton.

The former president, who spoke last, began his tribute with a joke about the boxing legend’s plans for his own funeral.

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Will Smith's Oscar-nominated biopic Ali returning to theaters June 10

As fans and celebrities alike continue to grieve the death of Muhammad Ali, Sony is giving the world a chance to relive the drama of the late boxing legend’s life on the big screen, as the studio announced Wednesday it will re-release the Will Smith-starring biopic Ali to theaters.

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Stephen Colbert pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

Stephen Colbert took time out of Monday’s Late Night With Stephen Colbert to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxer who died Friday at age 74.

Colbert praised Ali for his braggadocio and skill inside the ring, joking that Ali’s boastful manner “paved the way for so many other people of color” … before showing a photo of Donald Trump. Kidding aside, the late-night host also highlighted Ali’s way with words, saying he elevated trash talk into an art form and made an impact on pop culture that won’t soon be forgotten..

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