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Muhammad Ali dodges 21 punches in 10 seconds in fantastic GIF

Muhammad Ali is arguably the greatest fighter to ever live. Tell you something you don’t know, right? In 1977, when Ali was nearing the end of his career, he fought 19-year-old Michael Dokes in a three-round exhibition. Ali was 35 at the time, and he made his young opponent look completely foolish. At first glance, […]
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday: Muhammad Ali Incredibly Dodges 21 Punches In 10 Seconds

So this Muhammad Ali guy was pretty good apparently. Here’s the legendary Ali somehow dodging 21 punches in 10 seconds and not even breaking a sweat. The GOAT is 35-years-old at the time when he fought a spry 19-year-old Michael Dokes in this exhibition bout from 1977. Ali gracefully floating like a butterfly is tremendous, but the shimmy after it all is just classic. [Deadspin...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch Muhammad Ali Dodge 21 Punches In 10 Seconds (Video)

In this video/GIF taken from an exhibition match Ali fought against Michael Dokes in 1977, you can see the great Muhammad Ali dodge 21 punches from Dokes in a 10 second span, and then stick his tongue and shimmy like it was nothing. Ali was reportedly 35 during this exhibition, Dokes a young 19. H/T Reddit
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch Muhammad Ali Dodge 21 Punches In 10 Seconds (Video)

In this video/GIF taken from an exhibition match Ali fought against Michael Dokes in 1977, you can see the great Muhammad Ali dodge 21 punches from Dokes in a 10 second span, and then stick his tongue and shimmy like it was nothing. Ali was reportedly 35 during this exhibition, Dokes a young 19. H/T Reddit
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali dodging 21 punches in 10 seconds GIF is incredible

The GIF says it all, Muhammad Ali was a remarkable athlete. At 35-year at the time,  Ali fought the 19-year-old Michael Dokes, showing off his impressive ability to dodge a punch in this sequence early in the 1977 bout. [reddit]
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Muhammad Ali dodges 21 punches in 10 seconds – G.O.A.T.

Muhammad Ali dodges 21 punches in 10 seconds against Michael Dokes in this incredible GIF, proving why he is the G.O.A.T.
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-WBA champ Michael Dokes dies

Michael Dokes, a former World Boxing Association heavyweight champion, has died. He was 54. The Rhoden Memorial Home in Akron said Dokes died Saturday. The Akron Beacon Journal reported that the boxer died in an Akron hospice from liver cancer. Known as ''Dynamite'' Dokes because he packed a powerful punch, the fighter won the WBA title in 1982 by defeating Michael...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Former WBA champion Michael Dokes dies at 54

Michael Dokes, a former World Boxing Association heavyweight champion, has died. He was 54. The Rhoden Memorial Home in Akron said Dokes died Saturday. The Akron Beacon Journal reported that the boxer died in an Akron hospice from liver cancer. Known as ''Dynamite'' Dokes because he packed a powerful punch, the fighter won the WBA title in 1982 by defeating Michael...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

3 punch combo: Avalos wins, Molina returns, RIP Michael Dokes

In this week’s 3 Punch Combo, we will start by taking a look back at last week’s bout between Chris Avalos and Yenifel Vicente, which was the co-feature on Friday Night Fights. Then we will look forward to Carlos Molina’s return to the ring on this coming Friday night. Finally, we;ll examine the career of Michael Dokes who passed away this past Saturday. Chris Avalos vs....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-WBA champ Michael Dokes dies

Michael Dokes, a former World Boxing Association heavyweight champion, has died. He was 54.
Via FOXSports.com
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Dokes, Former Heavyweight Champion, Succumbs to Cancer

R.I.P Michael Dokes
Via Halestorm Sports
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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