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When Leotis Martin made them Notice

In December of 1969 Charles “Sonny” Liston the former heavyweight champion of the world was in the midst of a remarkable comeback.  Following his disastrous kayo losses to Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), Sonny was written off by the experts.  While Ali dominated the heavyweight scene Sonny took some time off.
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss


The great city of Philadelphia has produced several fine champions and contenders over the years. One boxer from Philly aspired to be the heavyweight champion of the world. He fell short of his goal as an eye injury ended his career. He sure went out with a bang though. His name was Leotis Martin and he was a ranked contender throughout most of the late 1960′s. Leotis was born...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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