Dr. Alexander Zuntov
Classical logic, states that Mr. Liston, who had never been floored before,
other than a flash-knockdown suffered back in 1955, had incredible
strength in absorbing any blow.
The age of the man would not have made any difference in Round 1.
The boxer, Mr. Liston had never shown signs of being hurt, both in the ring
in a sanctioned bout, and in sparring sessions, over a 15 year span, to suddenly fall
from a single-blow, defies logic.
If, Mr. Liston had fought for an extended period of time in that bout, and was physically
exhausted is one thing, but to fall 'near unconscious' for 12 to 14 seconds, from a
single-blow, impossible, unless he was 'medicated' or under the influence of alcohol,
which cannot be dismissed.
Let me explain,