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Old 08-26-2011, 01:36 PM
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Has anyone seen this documentary yet?



Is it any good? I bought it on DVD yesterday, gonna watch it tonight. Looks really cool. I guess it's like the title implies, about what it's like to fight Muhammad Ali from the point of view of some of his opponents.

Geez, I wonder if Joe Frazier still wants to kick Ali into the Olympic fire?
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Old 08-26-2011, 02:01 PM
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Has anyone seen this documentary yet?



Is it any good? I bought it on DVD yesterday, gonna watch it tonight. Looks really cool. I guess it's like the title implies, about what it's like to fight Muhammad Ali from the point of view of some of his opponents.

Geez, I wonder if Joe Frazier still wants to kick Ali into the Olympic fire?
I thought it was excellent. Definitely worth buying and watching. Includes interesting comments from the late Henry Cooper. Frazier's heart seems to have softened considerably towards Ali but I'll let you judge for yourself lol.
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Old 08-26-2011, 02:07 PM
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DAMN would have loved to hear Listons opinion
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Old 08-26-2011, 02:24 PM
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yeah, i recently rewatched it before the summer began, excellent documentary.
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:06 PM
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I have it. It's certainly worth watching, but I remember thinking that it could have been better. It seemed a little disjointed to me.
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:09 PM
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DAMN would have loved to hear Listons opinion
Sonny didn't offer too many opinions when he was alive. And many of the ones he did were unprintable. Liston was always uncomfortable in those type of settings.
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:39 PM
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Has anyone seen this documentary yet?



Is it any good? I bought it on DVD yesterday, gonna watch it tonight. Looks really cool. I guess it's like the title implies, about what it's like to fight Muhammad Ali from the point of view of some of his opponents.

Geez, I wonder if Joe Frazier still wants to kick Ali into the Olympic fire?
My favorite Ali moment was when television star Bert Newton called Ali "Boy", and poor Bert had no idea that the remark was offensive, but it was in Australia a long time ago. Ali handled the situation well, he just explained to Bert what Boy meant to his people. Man it made for great television.
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I meant to get this a while back, i thought it was a book tho! Let me know what u think mate, i need some new boxing material...
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:56 PM
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I've seen that documentary. It's definitely worth watching I think.

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DAMN would have loved to hear Listons opinion
He'd probably just blankly stare at the camera crew until they felt uncomfortable and left him alone.
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Old 08-27-2011, 05:01 AM
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I haven't seen the documentary, but I've read a book with the same title. The book is great. I'll have to check out the documentary later.
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