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Did Disgraced Cop Kill Boxing Champ Sonny Liston?

'So, you've come to ask me if I killed Sonny Liston'

(Newser) - "So, you've come to ask me if I killed Sonny Liston," a large tattoo-covered man asks the ESPN writer standing at his door outside Las Vegas. That writer, Shaun Assael, has written a book called The Murder of Sonny Liston, and the Undefeated has an excerpt. It'... More »

FBI Files: Ali Win May Have Been Fixed

Documents reveal man with mob ties suspected in iconic Ali-Liston battle

(Newser) - Could the fight that put Muhammad Ali on the map have been a sham? The FBI had reason to believe that 22-year-old Ali's first bout against heavyweight champ Sonny Liston was rigged, and that the mob may have been involved, according to decades-old documents obtained by the Washington Times... More »

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