Originally Posted by red cobra
It was his fearless attitude that impressed me the most. he didn't cower in fear vs Liston,...on the contrary, he taunted him throughout the fight and even after the fight. he just made up his mind that Sonny wasn't going to knock him out. If he were a bit bigger, he may have pulled off the upset, ala Clay/Ali.
Yup. Gutsy is the word. Forget size, I think with two good hands he could have pulled it off. He made Liston look ordinary with one hand.