Ali Sends his Condolences for Stevenson´s Death
HAVANA, Cuba, June 13 (ACN)—Outstanding
US boxer Muhammad Ali sent a message of condolences for the
death on Monday of Word and three-time Olympic Champ Teofilo
In his message, published on
Granma and Cubadebate websites, Ali says he
really felt deep sorrow at the news of the death of one of
boxing champs, Teofilo Stevenson.
Although Stevenson was not a professional boxer, the fact
that he won
three gold medals in three different Olympic games implies
that he would
have been a formidable rival to any other heavy weight boxer
of his time
or any other contender in his best moment, the message
Ali said he will always remember his meeting with great
Teofilo in his
native Cuba. “He was one of the greatest in this world,” and
noted that at
the same time he was warm and amicable.
Muhammad Ali extended his condolences to the Stevenson
family and friends.