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Old 10-11-2012, 04:40 AM   #30
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Default Re: sonny liston vs jack johnson.....

Originally Posted by TheSouthpaw View Post
Johnson's leepin in with wild punches and trying to clinch with Sonny...Johnson has no business in the ring with the likes of a Sonny Liston..Johnson just wasn't a skilled enough boxer to last more than 3 rounds with Sonny...Liston dismantles him!

It's a point of view. Bert Whitehurst 24-14-4 went the ten rounds distance with Liston twice . Ditto 179/180lbs Marty Marshall.

Guess they were more skilled than Johnson.

I'll have to rethink how I evaluate boxers.
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