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Old 07-13-2011, 09:58 AM   #32
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Default Re: Joe Frazier vs Eddie Futch: Manila

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Originally Posted by FROST View Post
Those who say that Ali wouldn't have come out for the 15th or would have collapsed in the 15th round are delusional. Ali had a will of iron, just as Frazier had. Never would Ali have quit, I think he was ready to die in there, just as Frazier was. Ali would have come out for the 15th round, and he would have pounded on the half-blind Frazier again, no matter how exhausted he would have been.
Eddie Futch did the right thing and stopped the madness - this was 'just' a boxing fight after all.
I agree 100%. Ali wanted to continue in the Holmes fight and that fight was just as worse. Like I said Ali was ahead by 4 or 5 points headed into the last round on all 3 judges scorecards.
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