Originally Posted by kenmore
The Ali-Bobick fight would have been the best possible thing to happen for Duane. Ali was shot by 1977. If Evangelista could last the distance against Ali, Bobick would have done better. I think Ali would have beaten Bobick, but Duane would likely last 15 rounds and make a nice fight out of it. He would have emerged from the fight with an enhanced reputation.
Yes, it would have.
Some articles stated that Muhammad Ali was worried about Duane Bobick's
style of pressure and wearing down opponents. Bobick fought inside, not outside where Muhammad Ali could dominate.
And Bobick did not show that he had any signs of stamina problems.