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Old 06-26-2013, 05:12 PM   #81
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Default Re: Tommy Morrison vs. Muhammad Ali

Originally Posted by John Galt View Post
If Chuvalo could take the punishment from Morrison long enough, he might win if Morrison got tired. But Chuvalo would probably get stopped, either from taking too much punishment or from cuts before Morrison tired. Morrison was big, fast, and hard hitting - and remember...Chuvalo lost to Eduardo Corletti prior to the first Ali fight. Chuvalo, even in his prime, was capable of losing to fighters who were mediocre, or less.
Yes but that is exactly what we see with Morrison.

I can't understand why this guys is enjoying a resurgence!

He looked very good on film/paper, but consistently failed to deliver on that promise in the ring, like so many fighters that have looked good on film/paper.

There is absolutely no reason to think that he would have got a different result in another era.
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