LOUISVILLE, KY -- There may not be any better confirmation that you were truly "The Greatest" than there being 15,000 tickets made to attend your memorial.
Actually, there is better confirmation -- those tickets selling out in just over an hour. Even in death Muhammad Ali is proving that he is still a big draw.
Early Wednesday morning, hundreds of fans lined up outside the KFC Yum! Center in Ali's native Louisville, Kentucky hoping to get a ticket. The tickets made available were all given away for free, but some are already attempting to sell the tickets online leading Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell to say, "I'm personally disgusted and amazed that someone would try to profit off of Muhammad Ali's memorial service."
Those who weren't lucky enough to get a ticket will still be able to see the memorial streamed on the venue's outdoor video screen.
The service will also air commercial free. Friday's public memorial is set to begin at 1 p.m.