Laila Ali shares photo of her dad with his granddaughter

Information Nigeria earlier reported that boxing legend, Muhammad Ali passed away in the early hours of today.

Since a family spokesperson confirmed his death, family members, friends and fans alike have been sharing their most treasured memories of Muhammad Ali on social media.

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As Ali’s health declined Friday evening, Ali’s daughter Laila posted a nostalgic photo of the boxing legend with her daughter, Sydney, who was born in 2011.


“I love this photo of my father and my daughter Sydney when she was a baby!” Laila wrote. “Thanks for all the love and well wishes. I feel your love and appreciate it!!”

Laila is the eighth of Ali’s nine children and the youngest of his daughters. She began her own undefeated professional boxing career at age 18.

Ali’s daughter Hana also shared several photos of Ali on Instagram Friday night, writing “God bless you, Daddy. You are the love of my life.”


The 74-year-old boxer was admitted to a Phoenix-area hospital Thursday with respiratory issues. He passed away Friday evening.