Tag Archives: Sonny Liston

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ali-Liston boxing gloves, $956,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ali-Liston boxing gloves, $956,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall The boxing gloves worn by both Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in their infamous second battle, held in Lewiston, Maine, also known as “The Phantom Punch Fight,” sold for $956,000 at a Platinum Night Sports Auction held Feb. 21 by Heritage Auctions (based in […]

Heritage Auction Brings in over $1.1M for Ali/Liston Gloves & Rare Shoeless Joe Jackson Photo

NEW YORK (AP) – The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson fetched over $1.1 million total at an auction Saturday. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine – won by Ali with […]

Muhammad Ali gloves, $771,696, SCP Auctions

Muhammad Ali gloves, $771,696, SCP Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Two pairs of Muhammad Ali fight-worn gloves – from his Feb. 25, 1964 bout against Sonny Liston and his March 8, 1971 bout against Joe Frazier (Ali-Frazier I) – sold for a combined $771,696 ($385,848 each) […]