Sonny Liston was a total monster in the ring. It’s hard to think of a more intimidating, more feared champion. Liston’s fists were bigger than most men’s biceps, …
Sonny Liston's Crushing Jabs & Insane Power Explained | + Liston vs Patterson 1 Breakdown
Sonny Liston was a total monster in the ring. It’s hard to think of a more intimidating, more feared champion.
Liston’s fists were bigger than most men’s biceps, he had a 84 inch reach and strengthened his neck by standing on his head for hours on end. He also had the brains to put these physical advantages to good use, setting up his power shots with one of the best jabs in boxing history.
But most overlooked Liston’s jab, as the punches it set up tended to leave a much bigger impression. Today we’ll take a look at the unrecognized sophistication behind Liston’s savagery, and then close off the video by examining how he dismantled the great Floyd Patterson to take the heavyweight championship in the very first round.
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Footwork Wins Fights: http://www.modernmartialartist.com/downloads/footwork-wins-fights/
Principles of Power: http://www.modernmartialartist.com/downloads/power-of-the-pros/
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