When was Ali at his h2h peak?

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  1. Bokaj

    Bokaj Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Tucker and Thomas were injured too. But you probably don't like those facts?

    “He didn’t impress me at all,” insisted Thomas. “It was just unfortunate that six weeks before the fight I had a shoulder injury. I figured my experience with the left jab [would help me win] ‘cause I didn’t have a right hand ‘cause of the shoulder.

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    Tucker later stated that he broke his right hand early in the fight, after damaging it in pre-fight sparring. Tucker stated: "I hit him with a right uppercut early and my hand just shattered. It was the worst pain ever. I still went on though, that’s why I did all those antics and everything.

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    According to sources in the Tucker camp, the Grand Rapids, Mich., fighter suffered an injury to his right hand earlier this week during training. While there was no break and his handlers are seeking to minimize the injury, Tucker reportedly has claimed to be in pain when using the right hand.

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  2. White Bomber

    White Bomber Active Member Full Member

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    I knew about Tucker's hand and never disputed it.
    I did not know about Thomas's though.
     
  3. Bokaj

    Bokaj Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    So you want to strike those two as wins for Tyson?
     
  4. White Bomber

    White Bomber Active Member Full Member

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    I won't strike them, but they are not as valuable, same as Ali's wins over Liston and Patterson.
    Though I have my doubts about Thomas telling the truth.
     
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