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

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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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