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Old 10-11-2012, 01:17 AM   #36
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Default Re: Could Ali handle the size of a Lewis?

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Originally Posted by Andrei00 View Post
I'm pretty sure if Lewis were to live and box in the same era as Ernie, he wouldn't weigh 245lbs. Take another example, Joe Bugner. 6'4" guy, weighed 230lbs against Ali. So yeah, I still believe Ali could handle Lewis' size pretty well.
It wasnt just size with Lewis. It was his combination of size, boxing skills and a razor sharp righthand that packed titanic power. The fact that he had a tough defense and mastered distance makes this a very difficult matchup for any version of Muhammad Ali.

Ernie Terrell and Joe Bugner dont compare.
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