Here's the fight as I saw it.-Green are the round scores as I scored it, red is important text like a cut, great punch or knockdown.
Round 1- Ali comes out on his bicycle and connects with
jabs. Quarry ducks many jabs and is watching Ali's style without throwing
many punches yet. Good first round back for Ali.
Ali's Round- 10-9
Round 2- Same strategy for Ali, he's moving effectively
and slipping Quarry's left hooks. Quarry starts pressuring more and is
more effective then in round 1, but is still being outworked by Ali.
Ali's Round- 10-9 (20-18) Ali
Round 3- Ali sets down on his punches more this round and the fight looks like it's really starting. Quarry Wings left hooks and connects with some body shots. The fight looks like it's gonna get interesting, but all of a sudden after an Ali punch blood starts flowing from Quarry's eye. Ali punches the eye and it's a real mess. Ali's Round 10-9 (30-27) Ali
Between rounds 3 and 4 the doctor
stops the fight because of the cut to Quarry's eye.
This fight really was never given a chance to get going. Ali seemed to have his speed still but his endurance wasn't tested. Quarry was apologetic almost that the fight couldn't go on, but his old nemesis the cut was causing problems again. Quarry would get another chance at Ali in another year and fight many more top fighters. Ali proved he still had skills, it was still a question to see if he could come back to his old form and beat the new champ Smokin Joe Frazier.