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    footage of Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston at Coral Gables, Florida, for knee examination.

    An ailing left?

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    Background: footage of Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston at Coral Gables, Florida, for knee examination.

    An ailing left knee will keep Liston out of action for at least six months.His rematch with former champion Floyd Patterson at Miami Beach, Florida, on 10 April has been postponed indefinitely.

    Liston..the man Cassius Clay calls "that big ugly bear"..looked glum and morose Wednesday (20 March) at Coral Gables, Florida.He flew in from Chicago for an examination of the knee.After an 80-minute checkup, Liston was told he needed an operation to repair a slipped cartilage in the knee.He won't be able to resume training for at least six months.

    The operation will be performed sometime next week at Chicago.The young boy shown here with Liston was the cause of his trouble.Liston was showing 11 year-old Mike Swerner that he could hit a golf ball as well as the youngster could..when the knee popped.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEHABDSH8CBXFJAT1D0OO48SX9
    Media URN:
    VLVAEHABDSH8CBXFJAT1D0OO48SX9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:18:00
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