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View Poll Results: What do you think is Muhammad Ali's most underrated feature?
Hand Speed (threw punches quickly) 2 10.53%
Foot work (movement) 3 15.79%
Chin (could take a clean shot) 8 42.11%
Accuracy (landed clean shots) 5 26.32%
Defense (protected himself) 2 10.53%
Ringmanship (used ring wisely) 2 10.53%
Stamina (could last the entire fight) 4 21.05%
Experience (knew when to tie up, make space, control pace of fight) 3 15.79%
Intangibles (always focused, never became discouraged or afraid, left it all in the ring) 5 26.32%
Hand work (good form, feint, knew how to throw counters & combos) 2 10.53%
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:10 PM
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Ali's power was underrated. Sure he wasn't a Foreman or Shavers in the power department, but he could punch.

Also, what's amazing is when Ali's legs slowed down and he didn't have the ability to dance for an entire fight, after the layoff, it showed whats guts and determination the guy had. He went toe-to-toe with Frazier 3 times basically. And though he lost the first fight, it was still pretty close. I had it 6-6-1 going into the last two rounds, where Frazier won them clearly and floored Ali. But had Ali been in his prime against Frazier (64-67), he wouldn't have lost to Frazier once.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:13 PM
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You're entitled to your opinion but may I ask you to elaborate please? What do you think makes him over rated?
I just don't think he was the greatest ever, like so many people say he is. I think he is in the top 30 though.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:17 PM
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I just don't think he was the greatest ever, like so many people say he is. I think he is in the top 30 though.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:19 PM
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IMO Ring Wisdom, He was smarter than most of his opponents.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:26 PM
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I just don't think he was the greatest ever, like so many people say he is. I think he is in the top 30 though.
Wow........

So the guys beats Jones, Cooper, Liston, Patterson, Chuvalo, Mildenberger, Terrell, Folley, Quarry, Bonavena, Frazier, B. Foster, M. Foster, Ellis, Bugner, Norton, Foreman, Lyle, Young, and Shavers.......3 ATG HW's (Liston, Frazier, Foreman) and 4 other HOF fighters (Patterson, Norton, B. Foster, Moore).

Beat everyone in his era, called the Golden Era of HW boxing, and isn't in your Top 5 or at the very least Top 10???
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:34 PM
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Wow........

So the guys beats Jones, Cooper, Liston, Patterson, Chuvalo, Mildenberger, Terrell, Folley, Quarry, Bonavena, Frazier, B. Foster, M. Foster, Ellis, Bugner, Norton, Foreman, Lyle, Young, and Shavers.......3 ATG HW's (Liston, Frazier, Foreman) and 4 other HOF fighters (Patterson, Norton, B. Foster, Moore).

Beat everyone in his era, called the Golden Era of HW boxing, and isn't in your Top 5 or at the very least Top 10???
give him a break. He just found out about boxing last week. lol
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:34 PM
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Wow........

So the guys beats Jones, Cooper, Liston, Patterson, Chuvalo, Mildenberger, Terrell, Folley, Quarry, Bonavena, Frazier, B. Foster, M. Foster, Ellis, Bugner, Norton, Foreman, Lyle, Young, and Shavers.......3 ATG HW's (Liston, Frazier, Foreman) and 4 other HOF fighters (Patterson, Norton, B. Foster, Moore).

Beat everyone in his era, called the Golden Era of HW boxing, and isn't in your Top 5 or at the very least Top 10???
but he makes his top 30 ... just behind Gerry Cooney and Butterbean
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:36 PM
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I just don't think he was the greatest ever, like so many people say he is. I think he is in the top 30 though.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:36 PM
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i say his power. he knocked out guys like foreman and liston. two heavyweights known for chins.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:00 PM
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but he makes his top 30 ... just behind Gerry Cooney and Butterbean
he prob has Charlie Zellenoff top 10
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