History | Dec 30 2018

On This Day: The mysterious Sonny Liston died in 1970

But the Sonny Liston legend is just beginning. By Graham Houston
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This obituary originally appeared in our January 15, 1971 issue.

CHARLES ‘SONNY’ LISTON, former heavyweight champion of the world, is dead. Now the Liston legend begins.

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