Originally Posted by The Funny Man 7
He tried to talk trash before the Holmes bout but he'd already deteriorated so badly that it just seemed stale and labored. The poor guy was even dozing off/going into trances in the middle of press conferences.
People forget that the media at the time knew this was a huge mismatch going in and that even people near Ali's camp were calling to have the fight canceled based on Ali's medical condition.
Wasn't that a Don King promoted fight?
Just trying to get as much money out of Ali as they could.