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Procession and memorial service to appear live on Friday

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Bounce TV said it will carry Muhammad Ali’s farewell procession and his memorial service live, uninterrupted and commercial free on Friday.

Coverage will begin 9 a.m. ET with the procession, which will take the champ through the neighborhood in Louisville where he grew up. Bounce is working with its Louisville affiliate, Raycom’s WAVE-TV, which is covering the events locally.

The memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Eulogies are planned by President Clinton, Bryant Gumbel and Billy Crystal.

Bounce plans to re-run the 1977 film The Greatest, starring Ali, in between the procession and the memorial.

There will also be tributes to the three-time heavyweight champ during Premiere Boxing Champions—The Next Round on Sunday.