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Old 03-23-2012, 03:12 AM   #37
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Default Re: Muhammad Ali vs. Duane Bobick (Signed, Sealed, But Not Delivered)

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Newcomers to boxing history?? You have too high opinion of yourself. Ali had long break agianst Cooper, Dundee said so many times, was Dundee lying for---Cooper? Doug Jones was a club fighter, don't over hype him--and Madison Garden Crowd booed that decision heavily. Norton got robbed not once, but twice. 3rd fight was bigger robbery than second one.
Doug Jones was a good fighter , not a clubfighter , whom was yet unstopped by d time he fought Ali . However Ali failed 2 beat him despite being much bigger .
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Dundee's comments are very important to consider. Norton's second Ali fight dew controversy from many people, including Ali supporters who covered boxing--were they biased?

Doug Jones was not a heavyweight contender, he was supposed to be an easy win/test for Ali.
Because of his (lack of) size , but he was a quality fighter , d best opponent up 2 that point 4d then 17-0 Ali .
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Jones lost 4 of 6 going into Ali fight--a contender? You're an idiot.
He lost 3 , even that on paper , and had a paper draw in Germany against a German fighter . 1 of them 3 out of 6 paper losses was a very close decision loss that Jones later (4 months later in that same year and still prior 2 his fight against Ali) avenged by KO in 1 of his next 2 wins .
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