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Lis·ton

 (lĭs′tən), Sonny 1932-1970.
American boxer who was the world heavyweight champion from 1962 until he was defeated by Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) in 1964.

Liston

(ˈlɪstən)
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(Biography) Sonny, real name Charles. 1922–70, US boxer: former world heavyweight champion
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Noun1.Liston - United States prizefighter who lost his world heavyweight championship to Cassius Clay in 1964 (1932-1970)
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Do you remember, dear M--, oh friend of my youth, how one blissful night five-and-twenty years since, the "Hypocrite" being acted, Elliston being manager, Dowton and Liston performers, two boys had leave from their loyal masters to go out from Slaughter-House School where they were educated and to appear on Drury Lane stage, amongst a crowd which assembled there to greet the king.
Charles "Sonny" Liston was illiterate but developed into a powerful man with huge hands; he would spend time in prison before taking up boxing, turning pro in 1953.
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Charles 'Sonny' Liston was was illiterate but grew into a powerful man; he spent time in jail before taking up boxing, turning pro in 1953.
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l Muhammad Ali over Sonny Liston signed photograph in the ring, May 25, 1965.
CASSIUS CLAY v SONNY LISTON Miami Beach, Florida February 25, 1964 Clay's corner men were convinced Liston's team applied a substance to a cut on his head that their fighter rubbed into Clay's eyes, temporarily blinding him in round five.
At a press conference ahead of the first Sonny Liston fight, 1964 "I'm king of the world
He won his first title by defeating Sunny Liston in 1964.
Ali seventh-round KO v Sonny Liston, Miami 1964 The brooding, menacing Liston was supposed to put the loudmouth from Louisville in his place.
At the weigh-in Clay was on top form, predicting that Liston would fall in eight.