Muhammad Ali in Tehran

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Three-time world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali paid tribute to the Father of the Islamic Revolution, the late Imam Khomeini, at his mausoleum in southern Tehran in these photos from May 1993.

Three-time world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali paid tribute to the Father of the Islamic Revolution, the late Imam Khomeini, at his mausoleum in southern Tehran in these photos from May 1993. Muhammad Ali passed away on June 4 at the age of 74, after battling with Parkinson’s disease for 32 years.

For more on how Ali was remembered in Iran, please see:

Muhammad Ali, A Pioneer of Racial Equality

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