Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized and is being treated for a respiratory issue, according to family spokesman Bob Gunnell.

Gunnell released the statement on Tuesday, saying, “He is being treated by his team of doctors and is in fair condition. A brief hospital stay is expected. At this time, the Muhammad Ali family respectfully requests privacy.”

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The statement released was datelined from Phoenix, Arizona, where Ali currently lives.

The 74-year-old Ali, who also suffers from Parkinson’s disease, was hospitalized twice between late 2014 and early 2015 with a severe urinary tract infection, which was initially diagnosed as pneumonia.

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