Originally Posted by Panthershock
just watch Ali-Berbick, and it's apparent how much the thyroid pills affected his showing against Holmes.
He was at least able to throw some punches in the Berbick fight
He might have beaten Berbick if he hadn't absorbed several hundred headshots from Holmes too, Ali did win three or four rounds of the ten with Berbick. God only knows how much that Holmes fight accelerated his Parkinsons and his decline.
There was no real reason why Ali wouldn't have been much worse than he was when he met Spinks the second time. He'd have lost a decision to Holmes, but would have gone out with a decent showing without feeling the need to come back to fight Berbick.
The thyroid pills seriously put his life at risk in the Holmes fight and subsequently gave him an excuse to come back to face Berbick.
The doctor which prescribed those pills should have been struck off and made an example of.....