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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.
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Liston

(ˈlɪstən)
n
(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.
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1 Now his status as the greatest heavyweight champ of all time has been cemented, it's hard to grasp the fact Muhammad Ali was given virtually no chance against brooding titleholder Sonny Liston.
He was born Cassius Clay and converted to Islam and changed his name to Mohammad Ali in 1964, shortly after having upset overwhelming favourite Sonny Liston via technical knockout to capture the heavyweight title in Miami Beach, Radio Pakistan reported Thursday.
He was born Cassius Clay and converted to Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali in 1964, shortly after having upset overwhelming favourite Sonny Liston via technical knockout to capture the heavyweight title in Miami Beach, Radio Pakistan reported Thursday.
Liston who was excited about Munn being on the plane, started chatting about it to this wife.
"His personal collection focussed more on the characters of the 19th century actor John Liston, along with other items that caught his keen aesthetic eye, and visitors to his home were often treated to a tour of his favourite pieces."
"His personal collection focussed more on the characters of 19th century actor John Liston, along with other items that caught his keen aesthetic eye, and visitors to his home were often treated to a tour of his favourite pieces."
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