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‘What You Got, Whitey’
Muhammad Ali gets knocked down by Chuck Wepner


Lynn, I was looking for Chuck [Chuck Wepner biopic] as per Mister Barber’s recommendation and found this.

Chuck Wepner did something great for boxing when he pissed off Ali by actually hurting and embarrassing him and touched that nerve or pride in the arrogant champion which caused him to fight like he could, but rarely would. Ali made his money clowning for sissy white people and bitter black folks....

Read more:

http://jameslafond.blogspot.com/2018/03/what-you-got-whitey.html

http://jameslafond.blogspot.com/

The Punishing Art

https://www.amazon.com/Punishing-Art-Boxing-Ring-Survival/dp/1533592861/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1466882016&sr=1-1&keywords=james+lafond

https://www.amazon.com/Punishing-Art-James-LaFond-ebook/dp/B074Y465S7/ref=sr_1_83?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1511040145&sr=1-83&refinements=p_27%3AJames+LaFond

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BobMarch 2, 2018 9:03 PM UTC

Indulge me here in this tangent. It seems like the liver blow doesn't get enough love vis-à-vis the KO, especially given the lower risk of wrist and hand injury. The physiology of liver trauma:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVZbEE0nx70

On delivering it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVZbEE0nx70
responds:March 3, 2018 4:27 PM UTC

Thanks for the links, Bob.