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Old 08-02-2007, 07:22 PM   #6
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Default Re: Knowing what we know, would you pick a PEAK Dempsey to beat Tunney?

Originally Posted by tobkhan
Even Ali? I really think Ali is one of the few i would make a clear favourite over Dempsey. He was just like Tunney but superior in everything.

I agree with you.

Ali is a nightmare incarnate for Dempsey, the things that Dempsey does badly - one strategy fighting, over-reaching with big punches, over-commiting if he smells blood, being shortish - are all the things Ali loves.

Ali would knock Dempsey out in my view.

But I think I would probably pick Dempsey to catch prime Tunney. After all he managed it once whilst past it.
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