Liston


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United States prizefighter who lost his world heavyweight championship to Cassius Clay in 1964 (1932-1970)

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The Murder of Sonny Liston is as far from a rags-to-riches tale as you could get - but it is absolutely compelling.
By 1962, Liston was world heavyweight champion, though he was dogged by his apparent association with organised crime and accusations that several of his fights were fixed.
Liston is remembered for his title fights against Muhammad Ali, both of which he lost.
Most recently, Liston served as vice president, group disability and life claims at prudential financial.
Liston, who has considerable experience in the employee benefits industry leading large-scale claims operations, has most recently served as vice president, group disability and life claims at Prudential Financial (NYSE: PRU).
Sonny Liston Heavyweight Championship fight held in Lewiston, Maine, on May 25, 1965.
Liston regained ground in the fourth as Clay was blinded by a substance in his eyes (it was never established if it was something used to close Liston's cuts or deliberately applied to his gloves) and stayed out of range until his sweat rinsed the substance from his eyes.
He would knock out Liston in the rematch, May 25, 1965, in Lewiston, Maine.
Cassius Clay, as he was when he met Liston the first time, recited poetry outside of the ring, and was sheer athletic poetry in it.
Liston will be adding his Asian-influenced dishes to the menu, while McKinlay will add to it with his modern take on classic French techniques.
Was Liston the only boxer, who had connections to Frankie Carbo, described as "the underworld czar of boxing?
Clay v Liston, 1964 | 1964: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) won the world heavyweight boxing title for the [euro]rst time, knocking out Sonny Liston in round seven in Miami.
THE former world heavyweight boxing champion, Sonny Liston, died a lonely death on this day in 1970.
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone" is a magnificent illustrated biography of famed jazzwoman trombonist Melba Liston (1926-1999).
Earlier in the year, Liston received the ACPA President's Award for Marketing Excellence.