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THE PREFIGHT MOODS OF SONNY LISTON
Before he left for his bout with Clay, Sonny's training in Denver took him to some strange places.
TAKING STOCK OF SONNY LISTON
TAKING STOCK OF SONNY LISTON. An investigation of boxing by a U.S. Senate subcommittee reveals that the ex-heavyweight champion was generous to a ...
The four who baffled Liston
Ominous in the background, Sonny Liston glowers down on a quartet of fighters who, when they met him, were not intimidated in the least. Here, from the left, are Marty Marshall, Burt Whitehurst, Eddie Machen and Jim McCarter. They tell how they stood up to the heavyweight champion and how he can be beaten
'This year is going to be a very busy time for Sonny Liston'
Jack Nilon, Sonny's outspoken manager, says the champion hopes to take on Floyd Patterson, whom he'll demolish again. Then it's Ingemar Johansson in June, and maybe even somebody else later in the year
INGEMAR SAYS 'LISTON IS TOO SLOW'
Johansson fought Patterson three times but had never seen Liston until he watched some movies of Sonny's fights in Geneva last week. They made him change ...
LISTON'S EDGE: A LETHAL LEFT
Sonny Liston is heavily favored to retain his championship, but it is a mistake to count Clay out until Sonny has nailed him. Clay is strong, and if he can avoid ...
'Who Made Me–Is Me!'
This claim is made by Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a bubbling young boxer whose nerve is colossal and whose modest aim is to knock the heavyweight crown off Floyd Patterson's head
Books This new bio of Sonny Liston casts even more shadows on one of boxing's darkest figures
THE DEVIL AND SONNY LISTONBy Nick Tosches/Little, Brown, $24.95 Judging a book by the author's acknowledgments is a little likejudging ...
SONNY SLAMS AHEAD
SONNY SLAMS AHEAD. On a climactic night in Las Vegas the heavyweight champion retains his title, beating Floyd Patterson and amply showing that he is a ...