Regular price $15,000.00

On July 1, 1966 at Johanneshov, Stockholm, Sweden former world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston fought Gerhard Zech in the main event. Liston dominated and knocked Zech out in the 7th round. "A crowd of 12,000 saw Liston, of Denver, Colo., flatten Zech with a short left-right combination. The German, his face and shoulders covered with blood from a cut over his right eye, got up reeling at the count of 10, but it was too late." (Associated Press). Offered here are the original fight worn trunks worn by Sonny Liston in this fight.
These are the original fight worn trunks worn by Sonny Liston. The trunks are white satin with dark brown trim at the waistband and on the piping on each leg. At the center waistband is a manufacturer's label for Everlast. On the lower left leg in script are the words, Sonny Liston. Trunks are well worn with some staining. At the lower left leg there is some fabric loss at both front and back. No size tag, but easily L-XL. Trunks originated from collection of Liston's wife Geraldine Liston. They are offered with a still photograph showing Liston wearing the trunks at the end of the fight. Letter from Craig Hamilton. Extremely rare, only the second item of fight equipment of Sonny Liston we have handled.

Size: L-XL

Condition: good