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Old 11-16-2012, 09:37 AM   #34
BillB
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Default Re: What fights can I see the best version of Ali/Clay there ever was?

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Originally Posted by Senor Pepe' View Post
The Cassius Clay that stepped into the ring against Sonny Liston in
Lewiston, Maine may have been the 'best' Cassius Clay.

Age 23+, and perfectly conditioned.

Of course, Sonny 'took a dive', but that Tuesday Night in Lewiston,
Cassius may have been at the 'pinnacle' of his capabilities.

Unfortunately, we only got to see a little over 1-minute of him.

I wonder if Clay was "perfectly conditioned" for that fight.

It's a known fact he didn't like to train.

Would he have gotten in perfect shape knowing the fight would only last a couple of minutes?
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