American boxing legend Muhammad Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

Dec 21, 2014, 14:04 IST | Agencies

Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been hospitalised with pneumonia but is in a stable condition, his spokesman has said

Louisville: Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been hospitalised with pneumonia but is in a stable condition, his spokesman has said.

Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali

"He was admitted earlier this morning and because the pneumonia was caught early, his prognosis is good with a short hospital stay expected," his spokesman said in a statement Saturday.

No other details would be released due to the Ali family's request for privacy, he said.

Ali also suffers from Parkinson's disease.

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