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Liston

Sonny, real name Charles. 1922--70, US boxer: former world heavyweight champion
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Liston, like a character from a classic western movie, cantered confi-dently on the horse, riding from the Royal Station Hotel to the now-demolished New St James' Hall where he gave a boxing exhibition.
Over the course of his career, Pat Liston has demonstrated a deep commitment to the concrete pipe industry, one that extends beyond his day-to-day work to active participation in and leadership of the organizations that determine the future of our products and their installation," says Hanson Pipe & Precast Senior Vice President Scott Szwejbkat.
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At least Liston looked the part, even if he did take it a bit too far.
Andy Liston, who represented the RNLI and the Republic of South Africa at the ceremony said his inspiration came from a wedding trip to South Africa and seeing places named after the tragic ship.
A memo dated May 24, 1966, details an interview with a Texan named Barnett Magids, who said Ash Resnick, a fellow gambler with mafia connections, told him not to bet on strong favourite Liston before the fight in Miami, Florida.
According to Sport24, Ali posted his first Twitter message on Feb 25, with the hashtag AliTweet and a message 'I shook up the world against Liston, now 50 years later I'm taking it to Twitter', adding that the tweet also contained a link to a photo of him screaming with his arms upraised seconds after the historic triumph.
Liston - who died in 1970 - always maintained he went into the fight with a shoulder injury, the reason he did not return after the seventh round.
Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, was just 22 and a 7-1 underdog when he took on 32-year-old defending heavyweight champion Sonny Liston in Miami.
No-one could have dreamed that the somebody else would be a brash, boastful, eccentric 22-year-old known as the Louisville Lip because of his rambling, "poetic" predictions like "King Liston will stay, only until he meets Cassius Clay".
Ms Liston said her idea for curriculum changes was about "encouraging children to speak out and have a voice at school".