Originally Posted by HOUDINI
WHY do you think there was that much security? It was because of the incidents that occurred within the 6 months or so prior to the fight. The fight was not rejected because of the potential of a fix but because of the potential of a incident that could injure or kill many people.
Normal major heavyweight title fights are usually conducted in venues less than 3,700..... Clay vs Liston 2 of course setting the all-time record for the lowest attendance of 2,434 for a heavyweight championship fight.
The skunk skeleton in the closet of
the so-called Clay vs Liston 2 rematch: