Tag Archives: Sonny Liston

The Boxer that had the Most Charisma? Ali in a Romp but Not Unanimous

Favorite fighter, favorite fight, and favorite round – This survey asks respondents to name the boxer — living or dead — that had the most charisma.

On The Road With Sonny Liston; a Flashback With Lem Banker

In late June of 1970, Sonny Liston ventured to New Jersey where he dismantled Chuck Wepner in nine gory rounds. […]

Liev Schreiber’s dead-on impersonation of Wepner makes Chuck work

MOVIE REVIEW — The closing credits indicate that the screenplay for Chuck, the new movie about the life of rough-around-the-edges […]

In His New Book, Jerry Izenberg Pays Homage to the Golden Era of Heavyweights

JERRY IZENBERG’S “Once There Were Giants”: — Anyone who saw the great 2004 biopic about Ray Charles, Ray, might recall […]

Ex-Cons in the Prize Ring: A Cautionary Tale

Demond Brock, who won a minor WBC lightweight strap in his 13th professional fight, headlines the next boxing card at […]