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Old 07-29-2009, 05:59 PM   #5
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Default Re: Holmes (early 80s) vs. Ali (late 60s)

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Originally Posted by Addie View Post
I thought it was common knowledge that the prime Muhammad Ali was the one taking contenders and champions apart in shockingly easy fashion? Liston 1, Folley, Williams, etc. The pre-exile version, of course.
I've seen/heard conflicting opinions. We can err on the side of early rather than late (in relation to the dark years many claim "would have been Ali's prime") if you think it will give a provide a more accurate matchup of both fighters at their best. Liston-Folley Ali was nasty.

Changed. Vote accordingly. Apologies to the few who already cast theirs (unless it doesn't impact your choice).
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