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Old 01-17-2013, 02:47 PM   #26
Synthetic Decay
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Default Re: Real Reason for Ali Liston 2 ? Not a dive?

Originally Posted by Abdullah View Post
Agreed. Liston knew he had no real chance of winning that fight. He got tagged and got scared. He gave up mentally.

Ali had done a fair bit of canvas time leading up to the fight and Liston was more than capable of taking punishment to win a fight, see the Williams fight. Liston was scared most likely by the consequences of him owing unresolved debts to people that he shouldn't be mixed up with.
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