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Sonny, real name Charles. 1922--70, US boxer: former world heavyweight champion
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In addition to golf, Liston participates in basketball.
In 1967, when the celebrated album was released, Muhammad Ali was the biggest name in world sport let alone boxing, yet it was Liston - the man he destroyed twice - who is guaranteed a place in musical as well as sporting history.
Liston, with concussive power in each fist, was considered a monster.
The 6-feet-3 inch tall Ali, who possessed a remarkable combination of speed and power, and bragged about his ability to 'float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, ' proved the victory was no fluke by knocking out Liston in the first round of a 1965 rematch in Lewiston, Maine.
Liston even sent a photo of his distressed self to his wife after missing his only chance.
An introduction to Charles Kemble, a prominent member of the Welsh acting dynasty, led to Liston's first comic role: he went on to be the highest-paid comic actor on the English stage.
In a view far removed from Pat Spillane's 'puke football' jibe, Liston feels the Kingdom should look north to fix defensive frailties exposed this year.
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (known as SoTL) "represents a movement in higher education to revolutionize scholarship in relationship to teaching" (Liston & Rahimi, 2017, p.
Sonny Liston's brief stay in the city has somewhat been forgotten over the last five decades, but it was big news at the time.