Originally Posted by red cobra
Finally, somebody who agrees with me on Machen... he had more imagination than folley. he didn't roll oiver and die vs Liston..he didn't win, but he had no fear of Sonny. He taunted Liston till the end. machen really won my respect in that fight.
People today forget that Machen was fighting with one hand. His other hand was injured. Take that into account and what Machen did was truly impressive.
Getting eaked out by Liston while fighting one handed. Not bad at all