Originally Posted by Maurice
Sonny Liston is and will continue to be the most underrated heavyweight champion in history. Many people forget that Liston's best days were before actually won the title. Before he fought patterson he was more feared than a peak mike tyson!
Peak Tyson brought fear to a new plateau. People were mesmerized by his ability, unlike most big punchers Tyson was actually refined. So was Liston to an extent but his lack of handspeed made him less impressive.