Originally Posted by Rajon Rondo
True, but Ali was never put down for good. Do you see a totally washed up Tyson doing it? You're right, it is hard to call. I have thought about it a bit and people always deride both these guys for these two fights so was interested to see what knowledgable boxing fans would think about a head 2 head matchup.
There wouldn't be a stoppage here unless it's Tyson's mentally breaking down, but if he can hurt Ali enough to the body and force him into a shell there's not really very much that Ali can do to turn the tide.
Spirit willing or not, his body was saying no more at that point in his career.