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Old 11-13-2012, 12:29 PM   #25
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Default Re: Sonny Liston 'I Will Manage Floyd Patterson as Light-Heavyweight'

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August 1, 1963

'Sonny Liston To Take Over Management of Floyd Patterson'

Heavyweight Champion - Charles 'Sonny' Liston has announced purchasing the
contract of former Two-Time Heavyweight Champion - 28 year-old - Floyd Patterson.

Sonny has stated that he will advise his new partner, to campaign as a 175 lb.
Light-Heavyweight, with the quest for the Light-Heavyweight Championship
by May 1964.

The Heavyweight Champion has plans to promote Floyd Patterson as a key player
in the boxing game, with schedule bouts in November 1963 against Argentinian
Light-Heavyweight Champion - Rodolfo Diaz, and in January 1964 against a
Top 10 rated Light-Heavyweight.

Sonny Liston, 'We will have the Light-Heavyweight Championship in Floyd's hands before
Memorial Day of 1964, that I guarantee. Floyd is a young man {Age 28} and to throw
his future away would be a mistake.'

Floyd Patterson, 'It will be a thrill to have such a bright person as Sonny Liston handling
my boxing future. Thank God I won't have to fight him anymore.'

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