Riddle of the Spinks
The Boston Globe
Spinks watches a video of the first Ali-Spinks fight in his apartment in Columbus. Ali used a rope-a-dope strategy in the fight—covering up, staying near the ropes, waiting for Spinks to tire, and then attacking. Spinks never tired and won a split decision.
Spinks watches a video of the first Ali-Spinks fight in his apartment in Columbus. Ali used a rope-a-dope strategy in the fight—covering up, staying near the ropes, waiting for Spinks to tire, and then attacking. Spinks never tired and won a split decision.
(Globe Staff Photo / Stan Grossfeld)