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Old 11-17-2012, 12:16 AM   #21
BillB
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Default Re: Sonny Liston - Had To Lose In Lewiston, Maine

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Originally Posted by HOUDINI View Post
Damato, Fleischer, Dundee and a host of others disagree. In fact the fight WAS investigated...did you know that? Result...no evidence of a fix whatsoever. Add to this the fight was broken down frame by frame looking for evidence that it was fixed....want to know the conclusion? Liston was koed by a punch he never saw coming as he was stepping forward. You can yell conspiracy all you want but conspiracies are for the uneducated. Fight was investigated both formally and technically and the conclusions were as described.
I don't believe you.
How can a fix be detected by breaking the film down frame by frame? It can't be.

The main thing that proves you don't know what you're saying is this:

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Liston was koed by a punch he never saw coming as he was stepping forward
How do you know whether he saw it coming or not? You don't.

Liston wasn't KO'd. To be KO'd a man has to be down for a count of 10. There was no count. At most, he was knocked down. Walcott stopped the fight in error.

I doubt if you've seen the fight from what you write. Go watch it. You can find it on YouTube.
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