Liston


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Liston: Robert Liston

Liston

Sonny, real name Charles. 1922--70, US boxer: former world heavyweight champion
References in periodicals archive ?
By 1962, Liston was world champ, although he was dogged by his apparent association with organised crime and claims his bouts were fixed.
Charles 'Sonny' Liston was illiterate but developed into a powerful man with huge hands; he would spend time in prison before taking up boxing, turning pro in 1953.
By 1962, Liston was world heavyweight champion, though he was dogged by associations with organised crime and accusations of fixed fights.
Liston will lead the integrated claims practice for Sun Life's group and voluntary life, disability and worksite portfolio, which includes supplemental health benefits such as accident and critical illness insurance.
In her new role, Liston will lead the integrated claims practice for Sun Life's Group and voluntary life, disability and worksite portfolio, which includes supplemental health benefits such as accident and critical illness insurance.
The first fight between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston for boxing's World Heavyweight Championship were among the most significant fights in the sport's history.
His rivalries with Joe Frazier, Sunny Liston and George Foreman are considering one of the greatest in the sport.
After amassing a 19-0 record to start his professional career, Clay challenged Sonny Liston for the heavyweight title.
The BT Sport film centred on the great man's two fights against Sonny Liston, the first when he upset the odds to win the title, and the second when successfully and swiftly defended his world crown.
Six Senses Zighy Bay's fine dining restaurant Sense on the Edge will witness the collaboration between chef Adam Liston from Northern Light Restaurant in Melbourne, Australia and the restaurant's chef de cuisine Ron McKinlay.
Cus D'Amato used Liston's mob connections to deny Liston and championship with Floyd Patterson.