Sonny Liston vs. Muhammad Ali II: Date, Odds, Stats, Prediction

Sonny Liston (The Big Bear) challenges Muhammad Ali's (The Greatest) NYSAC, WBC, and The Ring heavyweight belts. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

35
Sep 2, 1953
35-2
180
70.3%
185 cm
213 cm
28 cm
Orthodox
Sonny Liston
455 days
-1
Age
Debut
Record
Rounds
KOpct
Height
Reach
apeIndex
Stance
Lay Off
winStreak
23
Oct 29, 1960
20-0
107
80%
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Sonny Liston
455 days
20
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w1
d1
HV
w1
d0
HV
w1
d1
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w1
d0
HV
w1
d0
HV
w1
d0
heavyweight
Tuesday, 25 May 1965
Civic Center, Lewiston, Maine, U.S.
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Sonny Liston vs. Muhammad Ali II, May 25, 1965

Liston vs. Ali Date

Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali fought again in a rematch on 25 May, 1965. Their first fight took place on 25 February, 1964. Liston was 34 years old with a record of 35 wins and 1 loss; Ali was 22 years old with a record of 19 wins and 0 loss. Ali defeated Liston via 6th round RTD. It had been 1 year and 3 months since this fight.

On the day of the fight, Liston was 35 years and 4 months old, and Ali was 23 years and 4 months old.

Since their last fight, Liston had fought 0 times with 0 win, Ali had also fought 0 times, with 0 win.

Liston vs. Ali Stats

Liston vs. Ali Odds

The winning odds is 64-36 in favor of Muhammad Ali. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.

The chances of Sonny Liston winning this fight is slim. Muhammad Ali is highly favored to win the fight.

Liston vs. Ali Result

Muhammad Ali deafeated Sonny Liston via 1st round KO to retain the NYSAC, WBC, and The Ring heavyweight titles. Liston's losing streak continues, and Ali advances his win streak to 21. Ali is now 21-0, and Liston 35-3.

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