Mike Tyson vs Muhammad Ali

By |2022-01-06T16:40:16-05:00December 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Jump Rope|Tags: , , |

Mike Tyson vs. Muhammad Ali It’s often exciting to think about who would win in a fight Mike Tyson vs Muhammad Ali or who was a better fighter when comparing two titans that never had a chance to meet in the ring. Mike Tyson in his prime and Muhammad Ali in his prime were two very different fighters, but both were feared in the ring. Mike Tyson has openly said that he wouldn’t beat Muhammad Ali, but that’s coming from a man that admired Ali since he was a kid. Likewise, Muhammad Ali “secretly confessed” to George Foreman that he wasn’t confident in winning against Mike Tyson, but who knows how truthful any of these statements are. We’ll just never really know who would have won. We can compare the two and make our own dream conclusions about who would have won or even who would have won 2 out of 3 battles in the ring. Mike Tyson vs Muhammad Ali: Fighting Comparison When looking at Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali, different factors come into play on who would win and potentially how they would win, and don’t think that either couldn’t win. VS Style Muhammad Ali danced around the ring, keeping his opponents at arm’s length and his arms were long. Mike Tyson vs. Muhammad Ali So while his opponents may have tried to reach him, he stepped back but was still able to take heavy shots at their head. Being almost 6’3 afforded him a long reach, and his magic footwork allowed him to maneuver out of the way of punches quickly. Mike Tyson powered forward for a full-frontal assault on his opponents, with a peek-a-boo guard as he approached; he then unleashed hell on his opponents with powerful body and headshots that were intended to go straight through them. But, at 5’8, he needed to get in close to take opponents out, and that’s what he did. Power Training Ali wasn’t a light puncher, but often his goal was to tire opponents out, and many of his wins were in many later rounds, if not the final round. So power was not necessarily Ali’s goal in his bouts. Mike Tyson Heavy Bag Workout Tyson wanted to end the fight as early as possible by punching opponents as hard as possible as many times as he could. This approach worked well for Tyson as [...]