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Old 11-30-2012, 08:28 AM   #16
Stevie G
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Default Re: would the rope of dope worked against...

Originally Posted by johnmaff36 View Post
I personally think its a myth that all Ali did was lie on the ropes against Foreman. Some people actually think he lay there for 7 rounds before suddenly KO'ing a tired Foreman like something outta the Simpsons. He was ahead at the time of the KO and you dont get points by lying on the ropes.

Rant over

As far as the TS question is concerned, the other guys have got it spot on

Damn right ! The punishment Ali took against Foreman has been grossly exaggerated in some quarters. George's face was very marked and swollen by the end of the fifth round. Muhammad had hardly a single blemish.
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