History: Charles (Sonny) Liston was born May 8, 1932 in St. Francis County, Arkansas. On September 25, 1962 he won the World Heavyweight Title from Floyd Patterson. He later lost that title on February 25, 1964 to Cassius Clay. In his career he fought and defeated many of the outstanding heavyweights in the division including Eddie Machen, Cleveland Williams (twice), Zora Folley, Mike DeJohn, and Nino Valdes. Liston's last fight was his June 29, 1969 bout with Chuck Wepner. His final record was 50-3-1. Sony Liston amid great controversy surrounding his death on December 30, 1970. Offered here is an ink signature of Sonny Liston on the cover of the 20th Annual National Sports Awards Dinner program held on December 28, 1962 when Liston was world heavyweight champion. This is one of the largest Liston signature we have offered. Authenticated by JSA (James Spence).

Full description: This is a 4 page program. Liston was an award recipient and named inside the program. Not creased or torn. Minor cover soiling. Boldly signed in ink on a blank white section of the front cover so this signature could be displayed easily as a cut. Signature is 6 inches long. Program is 7" x 8 1/2." Authenticated by JSA (James Spence) and comes with their label and full LOA.

Size: 7 x 8 1/2

Categories: Autograph - Program - Liston, Sonny

Condition: excellent

Quantity: 1

Price: $2500.00

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