Originally Posted by Boxed Ears
Ali's fundamentals weren't very fundamental. He was unorthodox for the most part and defensively he's sort of dismissive of fundamentals at all. And Ali's ring IQ is generally overrated, from my perspective. His nearly inhuman toughness is underrated.
No and no. Everyone who knows just a bit about Ali, know that he was extremely tough. Haven't heard anyone say otherwise, so I can't see how it's undderrated.
And his ring generalship is absolutely not overrated, even though it's very highly rated by most. A superb ring general. One of the best.