|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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|11-02-2012, 03:15 PM||#31|
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|11-02-2012, 03:41 PM||#32|
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His power. People remember him by his movment and hand speed but never really talk about his actual power.
|11-02-2012, 05:08 PM||#34|
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if he didn't have a great chin he would have been oft stopped.
he gets tons of credit for it in hardcore boxing circles, but outside of them it's never mentioned. ali had a great chin.
he wasn't actually as hard to hit as people make it out, especially after his layoff. he had great range and physical and mental speed, but he had some fundamental flaws in his defense. he used to pull straight back from punches. henry cooper, for instance, hit him with the left hook.
ken norton broke his jaw
frazier beat the snot out of him in the two fights they had that were close. they beat the snot out of each other, to be fair.
|11-02-2012, 05:14 PM||#35|
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|11-02-2012, 05:20 PM||#36|
SPEED IS POWER
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