Sonny Liston vs. Leotis Martin
1969-12-06 : Sonny Liston 219½ lbs lost to Leotis Martin 199 lbs by KO at 1:08 in round 9 of 12
- Location: International Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Referee: Mike Kaplan
- Judge: Mike Petrovich 37-34
- Judge: Art Lurie 38-36
- Judge: Ralph Mosa 38-35
NABF Heavyweight Title (Vacant title)
- Inaugural NABF title fight.
- Introduced from the ring prior to this bout were Doyle Baird, Ernie Lopez, and Freddie Little.
- Martin was knocked down about 2:00 into the fourth round by a left hook, and was behind on points before he knocked out Liston.
- Liston was flattened with a vicious right.
- Martin was forced to retire shortly afterwards, as he suffered a detached retina in this bout.
| NABF Heavyweight Title Fight
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