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Old 07-08-2012, 08:18 AM   #38
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Default Re: Could Ali Get Away With This Against Wlad?

Originally Posted by PowerHoock View Post
Ali looked good against 6'0-6'3, 190-210 pound fighters.

he suffered against a 6'3, 220, 'big'(small by todays standards) George Foreman.
Ali was waaay past prime by the time he fought Foreman. He no longer had to legs to move constantly for 15 rounds, which is why he spent so much time against the ropes
Originally Posted by PowerHoock View Post
he never faced an athletic freak like Wladimir, who is as skilled as Wladimir or a fighter who who's smart enough to resist his shenanigans outside the ring.
And the same can be said for Wlad, who never faced a fighter with the jab, handspeed and footwork of a prime Ali
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