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Old 11-23-2012, 09:58 PM   #31
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Default Re: The Sparring Partners - 'Talk About Cassius Clay vs Sonny Liston II'

Originally Posted by HOUDINI View Post
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:
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