Thousands Bid Final Farewell To Legendary Boxer Muhammed Ali

Thousands are bidding a final farewell to legendary boxer Muhammad Ali in a 19-mile-long funeral procession and followed by a service in the Kentucky town where he once shadowboxed and dreamed of greatness.

Actor Will Smith and ex-boxers Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis are among the pallbearers who placed Ali's coffin in the black hearse for the procession that began around 10.35am ET, about 65 minutes after the scheduled start time.