This will always be one of the biggest upsets and psych jobs in sports history. Foreman was an absolute machine who had dismantled Joe Frazier the previous year. No one gave Ali a chance, including most of his fans. He duped Foreman into prepping for a different kind of strategy, wore him out, then reportedly said, “Now it’s my turn,” as they answered the bell for what would be the final round.
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Here are some highlights of the aforementioned dismantling of Frazier by Foreman.