Originally Posted by lufcrazy
can anyone prove claims of a fix? Proof that would hold up in court and remove all reasonable doubt.
If anyone believes that Cassius Clay could not only 'floor' Sonny Liston with
that right hand, but have him 'flopping' for about 17-seconds on the canvas,,,,,,,,
Does anybody really believe that.
Oh, there was a punch that landed, and Sonny did go down. But that's
Jersey Joe Walcott thought that Sonny tripped.
And, UPI Photographer (Donald Robinson) who was right there at ringside
where the punch landed, heard absolutely 'no sound'.
And the 2434 fans in St. Dominic's Arena immediately cried 'Fake, Fake, Fake'.
I guess they were all fooled by the 'Anchor Punch'.
Question; If Sonny Liston won, just what would have happened next ?
Be careful how you answer, unless you know what you are talking about...