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Old 07-13-2011, 07:25 PM   #33
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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.
Spot on

There were no losers in Manila that night. Just too warriors who gave all they had.
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