Mike Tyson Has a 71 inch reach.
The first man to go the distance with Iron Mike was James Tillis who used his 76 inch reach to jab Mike, avoiding the knockout.
Buster Douglas has an 84 inch reach and we all know how that ended up.
Holyfield has an 78 inch reach and dominated Tyson using the same gameplan Ali would likely employ.
Lennox Lewis enjoyed the same reach advantage as Douglas, and he decimated Tyson, absolutely annihilated the guy.
Tyson has a history of trouble against taller fighters who can keep Tyson at bay, jabbing him from a distance that he can't hit back from. Yet, none of the guys he lost to are Muhammad Ali! Ali has a 80 inch reach, how can anyone believe that Tyson would struggle against, so many others with longer wingspans, but somehow beat Ali?
Ali would jab Kid Dynamite to death, there is no reason to believe anything different, if Tyson couldn't muscle Tillis or a cruiserweight like Holyfield, how could he be expected to get inside close enough to knockout Ali? And trust that a knockout would be Tyson's only hope of victory, which shouldn't be too hard considering Ali never suffered a defeat by knockout.
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