Former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston was known to be a quiet individual in his time.
A man who kept to himself and stuck with his friends and family.
A very intelligent man Liston in many ways.
He did make some ‘friends’ or ‘acquaintances’ in boxing however.
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None more so than former champion George Foreman who perhaps knew him better than most fighters.
They sparred a lot together and Liston helped Foreman tremendously according to Foreman.
Foreman revealed the only fighter Liston either way ever spoke of was:
Joe Louis like the above two another boxing great.
Here are some of his best moments:
(Hat tip Reznick YouTube)