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Originally posted 07/03/2012 02:50PM
It was a sad day at Laila Ali’s house Thursday when the world champion athlete and former Dancing with the Stars contestant and her husband, Curtis Conway, had to say goodbye to their beloved 10-year-old cane corso Italian mastiff Smokey.
Ali Tweeted the news Friday morning: "Sadly, I had to put my dog Smokey down last night … I will miss him! This [triathalon] is for him!"
The athlete, who is "Mombassador" for the July 8 Aquaphor New York City Triathlon, tells PEOPLE she plans to dedicate her day to Smokey, whom she's had since he was 10 weeks old.
Originally posted 04/04/2011 02:10PM
It's a girl for Laila Ali!
The former boxer and Dancing with the Stars alum gave birth to daughter Sydney on Monday, April 4, Ali Tweeted.
"I had my baby girl this morning! Sydney arrived on her due date at 3am!" wrote Ali. "Everyone is happy and healthy."
Ali, 33, and husband Curtis Conway are also parents to son Curtis 'C.J.' Muhammad Jr., 2½.
Originally posted 09/29/2010 07:00AM
Laila Ali is expecting: The former Dancing With the Stars contestant and American Gladiator host exclusively shares the news with PEOPLE in a video message.
"I am pregnant again! I'm three months, and I'm so excited, my family is excited," says a beaming Ali. "I'm hoping it's a girl this time!"
Due in early April 2011, this will be the second child together for Ali, 32, and husband Curtis Conway, 39, who married in July 2007. Their first child, son Curtis Jr. – whom they call C.J. – is 2.
Originally posted 09/11/2008 01:00PM
And in this corner, weighing in at 6.8 lbs., measuring 19 inches long and wearing the white diapers, is Laila Ali's littlest prize fighter ... Curtis Muhammad Conway!
The American Gladiator host, 30, and her husband, retired NFL star Curtis Conway, 37, welcomed their first son together, she announced on her Web site Thursday.
"Although mom and baby are both healthy and happy, there were some surprises during labor that altered Laila's birth plan," the statement said.
Originally posted 05/21/2008 12:40PM
While Kristi Yamaguchi was kicking butt on the ballroom floor at the Dancing with the Stars finale on Tuesday night, Laila Ali was taking a beating in the audience. The six-months pregnant season four Dancing alum tells PEOPLE that her unborn son "was kicking me like crazy" during the show.
That's right, Ali and her husband, former NFL star Curtis Conway, are expecting a boy this September.
"We're going to name him Curtis Muhammad. This boy is going to be an athlete, definitely," a glowing Ali said. "I'm so blessed to be having such a smooth pregnancy. No cravings, no sickness. I don't feel pregnant other than I'm getting bigger."
Originally posted 03/26/2008 01:50PM
Laila Ali and her husband, former NFL star Curtis Conway, are expecting their first child together, she confirms exclusively to Essence magazine.
"I don't know yet if we are having a boy or a girl, but I'm excited that I have a life inside me that my husband and I created," Ali says in the May issue, which hits newsstands April 11.
The boxing champ, who co-hosts American Gladiators, and Conway married last July in the rose garden of the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey, Calif.
Among the 200 guests were Laila's parents, Muhammad Ali and Veronica Porsche Anderson, along with her sister Hana Ali, who was a bridesmaid.
Originally posted 01/24/2008 09:00PM
Boxer, ballroom dancer and cook – is there anything Laila Ali can't do? The frequent host recently invited some of her new American Gladiator co-stars to her L.A. home for a get-to-know-you lunch. To satisfy Wolf, Crush, Titan, Mayhem and Hellga, Ali served her favorite chicken recipe. See their gathering – and her five essentials for a successful party – in the new issue of PEOPLE, on stands now.
Originally posted 07/24/2007 12:20PM
It's not as though they married on the fly, but for newlyweds Laila Ali and retired NFL star Curtis Conway – who exchanged vows Sunday in the rose garden of the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey, Calif. – their honeymoon in Tahiti is still in the planning stage.
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