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Old 03-25-2012, 11:16 AM   #34
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Default Re: Muhammad Ali's management VERY SMART

Originally Posted by Sonny's jab View Post
"The people who picked Ali's opponents during his career did a masterful job. Sometimes they had to bite the bullet and go after a Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier, or George Foreman. But apart from that, they generally chose fighters who were too old or too slow and never at their peak. Occasionally, they made a mistake. Doug Jones was a mistake. And of course, when Ali got old, any fight was dangerous."

EDDIE FUTCH, quoted in Thomas Hauser's "Muhammad Ali:His Life And Times"

What's especially ironic is that his implication applies more to Joe Frazier than it does Ali.
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