Originally Posted by Homicidal Hank
I agree that the heavyweight division has been historically weak. But between 1956 or so and the mid 1980s it wasn't, especially during the 1970s.
Shrink Ali down and put him in with anybody in any lower division and he is going to be very difficult to beat. He would even be faster at lower weights.
Shrink Ali down and he is a different fighter completely. Your whole argument becomes moot and lurches towards nonsense.