The funeral procession of Muhammad Ali is underway in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.
The funeral motorcade of roughly 17 cars, including a hearse carrying Ali’s body, is passing through significant areas to Ali including his boyhood home, the Ali Center, and the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage.
Thousands have gathered along the route to pay their respects to the legendary fighter.
This just showed up on Grand Ave. We are not near Churchill Downs, FYI. pic.twitter.com/IzrMamdkc9— Pat Forde (@ByPatForde) June 10, 2016
Estimated to take more than 90 minutes, the procession will end at Cave Hill cemetery, which will be closed to the public.
At 7pm Irish time tonight Ali’s funeral will take place, and will be live-streamed on the internet for his millions of fans.
Mike Tyson added to the list of pallbearers for Muhammad Ali memorial service.
Here's the list: pic.twitter.com/r6Z0XLIDFm— Marty Smith (@MartySmithESPN) June 10, 2016