1962-09-25 Sonny Liston w co 1 (15) Floyd Patterson, Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA - WORLD

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1962-09-25 Sonny Liston w co 1 (15) Floyd Patterson, Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA - WORLD. Frank Sikora. In what was a fight that the champion clearly did not want, after a slow start followed by some fairly heavy punches that saw him backing off fast he caught Liston (214) with a right-hander to the head that had no effect on the ‘Bad Man’ of boxing whatsoever. Before Patterson (189) had time to think, Liston had slammed in a left hook that was followed by a terrific right and another left, and he was down with no way of getting up. The referee completed the count with 54 seconds still left of the opening session.