• Short Summary

    WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION SONNY LISTON LOOKED IN TRIM CONDITION RECENTLY AS HE CONTINUED TRAINING FOR HIS FIGHT WITH FLOYD PATTERSON.

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    WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION SONNY LISTON LOOKED IN TRIM CONDITION RECENTLY AS HE CONTINUED TRAINING FOR HIS FIGHT WITH FLOYD PATTERSON. THE RETURN TITLE FIGHT TAKES PLACE JULY 22 AT LAS VEGAS, NEVADA.

    AS HE ATTACKED THE PUNCH BAG AT HIS DENVER, COLORADO, GYMNASIUM LISTON WAS ASKED ABOUT CASSIUS CLAY'S ATTEMPTS TO ARRANGED A FIGHT WITH THE WINNER.

    LISTON, TWO POUNDS OVERWEIGHT, WAS TOLD OF CLAY'S FORECAST OF HOW HE'D KNOCK HIM OUT IN THE EIGHT ROUND. LISTON'S FINAL COMMENT WAS: "JUST THAT BOY BE PATIENT. HE WANTS IT BAD AND HE'LL GET IT, I'LL SEE TO THAT."
    CASSIUS CLAY BEAT BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION HENRY COOPER THIS WEEK. THE FIGHT WAS STOPPED IN THE FIFTH ROUND. CLAY HAD PREDICTED HE'D "BEAT HIM IN FIVE."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6LWMQ4V2DVWQ6NTNFX25MITPR
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LWMQ4V2DVWQ6NTNFX25MITPR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:14:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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