Muhammad Ali’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Louisville, KY on Friday, June 10th at the KFC Yum! Center. The service will be open to the public and will begin at 2:00 p.m. For those unable to attend, it will be streamed live from www.alicenter.org. The event will be open to the public with limited seating. Information and details on tickets will be released as they become available.
In addition to the funeral, there will be a procession throughout Louisville to allow the general public to pay their last respect to the “Greatest of All Time.” On Friday, June 10 beginning at 9AM, the procession will travel northbound on Bardstown Road, westbound on the Watterson Expressway, and then north on I-65 to westbound I-64 (exiting 9th Street ramp). Then traveling west on Muhammad Ali Blvd to 34th Street, left on 34th street to Broadway, making a left on Broadway and then traveling to Cave Hill Cemetery. The route includes locations that were historically important to Muhammad.
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Credentialed media will be allowed inside the funeral at the KFC Yum! Center. All members of the media will be required to present valid credentials at the event. Media can request credentials at http://www.muhammadalicredential.com/