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Fox Settles $30M Suit Over Muhammad Ali Super Bowl Promo

Law360 (July 17, 2018, 5:42 PM EDT) -- Fox Broadcasting Co. has settled a $30 million lawsuit in which the company that owns the rights to legendary boxer Muhammad Ali’s identity accused the network of using his voice and life story without permission in a 2017 Super Bowl promotion, according to a filing Monday in California federal court.

The suit, filed in October by Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC, claimed that Fox’s three-minute lead-in to the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots used footage of the late boxer, audio of his...
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