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Old 07-23-2012, 06:32 PM   #16
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Default Re: 'Why I Took A Dive' by Sonny Liston

Originally Posted by orriray59 View Post
If they were fixed for Liston to lose then why did he go for the kill and really try to take out Ali when Ali was complaining about his eyes?
You don't think Sonny Liston could 'pull his punches'.

Plus, the young Cassius Clay could take a punch, was durable and
very adapt at slipping punches, especially 'slow ones'.

Question. 'If Sonny Liston defeats Cassius Clay by a one-sided knockout,
just what does he do next for a big money fight.

Don't forget the 1964 Marginal Rate Income Tax Laws, which would
take 77% of his fight purse.

The answer. The 37 year-old Heavyweight Champion goes,,,,,nowhere.
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