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Sonny Liston

Awards And Accomplishments

1953 Golden Gloves world heavyweight champion
1953 In his first professional boxing match, knocks out Dan Smith in first round
1953-61 Wins 34 of 35 matches, 23 by knockouts
1954 Defeats Michigan state heavyweight champion John Summerlin
1962-64 World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
1966 Defeats Gerhard Zech in first match of comeback attempt
1968-69 Wins 12 of 13 matches
1970 Defeats Chuck Wepner in final boxing match of his career

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