BBC Sport - Muhammad Ali: Benjamin Zephaniah's 'ode' to legendary boxer

'A force that has no equal' - an ode to Ali

Poet Benjamin Zephaniah reads his 'Ode to Muhammad Ali', a tribute to 'The Greatest' as the former three-time world heavyweight champion is buried on Friday.

Tens of thousands of people are set to say a final farewell to Ali in his home city of Louisville in Kentucky.

The heavyweight champion and rights activist died last Friday aged 74.

A procession will take Ali's body past key sites in his life, ahead of an interfaith memorial service.

Actor Will Smith and ex-boxer Lennox Lewis will be among the pallbearers, while former President Bill Clinton will deliver one of the eulogies.

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