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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'

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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:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...k_skeleton.JPG
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