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Old 08-20-2012, 02:53 PM   #8
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Default Re: Muhammad Ali's career if never drafted?

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Originally Posted by Senor Pepe' View Post
Muhammad Ali had signed to meet,

A) Oscar Bonavena next, in June 1967 and possibly in Japan.

B) Thad Spencer was set for September 1967

C) Joe Frazier was also in the mix, for the end of the year 1967.

D) Suprisingly, Floyd Patterson II was tossed around for both 1967 and later in 1968.

E) Before Ernie Terrell lost to Manuel Ramos, a Terrell II bout was in the future
mix for 1968.

That is far as the printed articles go.

Gregorio Peralta, Robert Cleroux and Henry Clark were late-1968 and or 1969 candidates.

Jerry Quarry and Sonny Liston III were never mentioned.
Too bad we wouldn't have gotten to see Ali against Frazier, since he'd lose his title to Spencer.
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