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July 23, 1963

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, July 23, 1963

* Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
* Prelude to Muhammad Ali

Page 5 has a three column headline: "Liston Remains Champion With First Round K. O." with caption: "It Took 4 More Seconds" 1st report coverage on Sonny Liston retaining his heavyweight boxing title in a rematch against Floyd Patterson. This was his first title defense and the fight before the famous match-up with Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay).

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, tiny binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.

Category: The 20th Century