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)

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