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Comedian ropes in local boxers for Muhammad Ali tribute

Today marks what would have been Muhammad Ali's 75th birthday.

Warrington comedian Charlie Hale releasing a tribute song in his honour next week. The video features 18 boxers, 8 of them World champions including a host of North West talent.

See if you can spot, Anthony Crolla, Terry Flanagan, Robin Reid, Martin Murray, Bobbi-Joe Edwards, Maurice Core, Callum Smith.

Watch this amazing Muhammad Ali interview filmed when he visited Stretford Arndale

This amazing Granada TV footage shows a young Muhammad Ali giving an interview with Bob Greaves when he was in Stretford Arndale shopping Centre in 1971.

In the footage, Ali talks candidly about his plans to convert to Islam, his love of the city of Manchester and Jo Frazier.