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Old 07-25-2012, 04:54 AM   #8
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Default Re: What do you think about Muhammad Ali's boxing fundamentals?

Got to disagree with everyone who says he was successful purely because of natural talent. Granted he was blessed with a cast iron chin, graceful feet and blinding speed.

BUT after '71 all the speed and grace started to fade and Ali still whupped men and fought at top level for around 10 years longer, beating men half his age.

He was a very sharp fighter, very smart and very technical. Watch the Ron Lyle fight and how he sets up that one-two, the best one-two I've ever seen.

Yes he had a lot of gifts but he was smart as hell also.
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