The Conspiracy Of Muhammad Ali’s Fixed Fight

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    Did Liston take a dive in this title fight?
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Jlive. 60
Jlive. 60

Ryan I gta say with the mob and the nation around this it could be a conspiracy but when I see that footage it clearly shows a straight right with his heavy foot planted landing solid. He got hit on the button and it was lights out. You can see his necc and head at the moment of impact. I don’t see him taking a dive. Maybe I’m wrong but I’ve been a fighter for a long time boxing & mma and it looks legit to me. I’ve seen guys in sparring and training way more than I’ve seen sanctioned fights and sometimes you get dropped off a stiff jab or unorthodox punch. Others you can get hit with a trucc and move forward.

7 hours ago
Shane Mccoy
Shane Mccoy

You people have no knowledge of boxing, although power does help in achieving a knock out punch, it's not a necessity, precision works just as well. You can clearly see that punch connect, making listons head quickly jerk back and fourth. That's all it takes to knock you down/out. Its basic physiology

23 hours ago
Ali Rashada
Ali Rashada

It was not a phantom punch it was a Jack Johnson Anchor Punch

Day ago
Idontknowwhat2type
Idontknowwhat2type

Anyone who’s been in a fight knows the jaw can bring down anyone. Punch doesn’t have to be hard at all. A good shot in the sweet spot makes your head spin and you lose balance and it takes a few seconds to figure out where you’re at. Perfectly normal.

2 days ago
Aron Lara
Aron Lara

Chris Benoit Murder suicide would be perfect for this channel

2 days ago
Clare Smith
Clare Smith

febeeary

2 days ago
JammieDodger 96
JammieDodger 96

I think it’s a knockout, Floyd Mayweather fought Diego Corrales on January 20,2001 in the last round at 1:37 into the fight mayweather hits a similar punch and staggers corrales its likely that Ali hit sonny with enough power to cause a knockout

3 days ago
I'm gonna pre
I'm gonna pre

What if Ali had a stand

3 days ago
0187562943 0
0187562943 0

also rumble in the jungle fixed. they poision great foreman.

4 days ago
Kyle Smith
Kyle Smith

He called Jersey Joe Walcott bush league 🙃🙃😂

5 days ago
AcidGlow
AcidGlow

*Fascinating ✅🙂*

5 days ago
Cayanan Arman
Cayanan Arman

saw the enhance video of this fight. it was confirmed the punch connected.

6 days ago
mohannad rayan
mohannad rayan

dude in the slow motion video you can clearly see ali connecting with his famous anchor punch. (that punch later on would send many opponents tumbling towards the ground)

6 days ago
Neil Davda
Neil Davda

That is not Shane!

6 days ago
Prod. by MiB
Prod. by MiB

Hitting in the jaw can push the bone back and knock you unconscious, even when it looks like a tap. So this easily has to be one of the dumbest videos I've ever watched.

6 days ago
JasonPlaysYT
JasonPlaysYT

I slowed down that footage when he it was "fixed" the punch really connected guys

6 days ago
atoyota 2332
atoyota 2332

the mob is involved in all these unsolved mysteries

6 days ago
atoyota 2332
atoyota 2332

boxing is a fixed sport look at floyd vs maidana and fury vs wilder these officials are hired by promotors

6 days ago
teodelfuego
teodelfuego

Could these two millennials be more effeminate?

8 days ago
Beamier Moss
Beamier Moss

And the SnapBack of the head that Liston showed was no “baby punch” that was a hard right to the jaw that knocked him out piston was knocked out without question

8 days ago
Insanity Excursion Fpv
Insanity Excursion Fpv

it's funny how you discredit the most obvious answer just so you don't upset Islamists. the Nation of Islam did threaten Sonny, they also ruined Alis career. they're still threatening celebrities today

8 days ago
You Too
You Too

You can see on the slo-mo that Liston gets hit in the temple which has nerves and you can get knocked out easier. The knock down looked legit, the part that looked fake was Liston getting up to one knee then falling over

9 days ago
Chance Baker
Chance Baker

I believe that concussion one because one time during a basketball game I was turning and get elbowed in the head and was ruled out with a concussion for 2 months

9 days ago
Julian Cook
Julian Cook

Ali hit him

9 days ago
0341 CORPORAL
0341 CORPORAL

The greatest boxer of all time you say?? Better check again

9 days ago
TheFrontyre
TheFrontyre

the punch was legit. You don't need much force to ko anyone when they're moving mid combo. Listons punch dragged him forward Ali pulled and all he needed to do was clip his chin. Coupled with the fact that Ali already dropped him before that I don't really see the controversy.

9 days ago
Krōkər
Krōkər

You can see the punch connected.

9 days ago
chelsea mackay
chelsea mackay

At 6:03 the notorious gangster Krane brothers are behind Liston , why is this not brought up. They had serious underworld connections

10 days ago
mike blash
mike blash

I used to live in lewiston and the city itself is sketch

11 days ago
Zachary Morin
Zachary Morin

mike blash Not really. There’s a LOT more physically to Lewiston than people seem to think

9 days ago
The Bandito
The Bandito

He obviously hit him,and Liston was rocked and possibly tired from previous punches

11 days ago
how do i delete my channel? !
how do i delete my channel? !

its just not the same zack can never be as funny as shane 1 like = shane being in an episode

12 days ago
T
T

You better not ever replace Shane

13 days ago
Braddles Harris
Braddles Harris

Lmao these guys say its a weak punch still harder than both of them combined.

13 days ago
Hell Bent
Hell Bent

That was a punch that connected, no doubt .

13 days ago
PotatoMate !!!
PotatoMate !!!

Ali is also known for that time he dodged like 20 punches in 5 seconds

13 days ago
Defendd
Defendd

John "Sweetheart" wick

14 days ago
Lily Brass
Lily Brass

oof his voice is so annoying

14 days ago
The Fat Turtle
The Fat Turtle

The punch looked like it was hard enough to shake Liston's head, I think it's just a matter of being a perfectly placed and timed punch as Liston leaned into it. Precision of punches is more important than a lot of people think, that's why someone like boxer Prince Naseem or UFC star Conor McGregor can have so many KO victories, despite being relatively small men in their respective sports.

15 days ago
KoolAidMan
KoolAidMan

shaniac lyfe

15 days ago
Angel Chavez
Angel Chavez

Eazy-E and HIV/AIDS

16 days ago
Tialyanna Romero
Tialyanna Romero

Probably the biggest historic memory of lewiston, maine.

16 days ago
Nick
Nick

4:08 You can see Liston's head move back when the punch lands.

17 days ago
Calder Tram
Calder Tram

why the intro gotta be so loud 'n'

19 days ago
Joseph Lazo
Joseph Lazo

the punch did land you can see his head pop back and one can get knocked out with a clean punch to the chin aka in boxing the button that's the sweet science

19 days ago
Matt Majcan
Matt Majcan

i had to stop watching after i saw the slow mo footage which clearly shows ali knocking him out

19 days ago
FaisalMA
FaisalMA

How can a nation of islam fix a fight Muslims dont want fighting, they want peace and muslims don’t gamble

19 days ago
lynel gardner
lynel gardner

You guys are being so racist.

20 days ago
lynel gardner
lynel gardner

No, hell no.

20 days ago
Viktor Moses
Viktor Moses

Liston must've tripped after the hit.

22 days ago
kosmique
kosmique

i dont know guys ... to me that replay clearly shows a knock out punch ... its a counter punch that crushes this dude right in the temple and he didnt see it coming.

22 days ago
Laura Lister
Laura Lister

Blinky is not Blinking!!!

23 days ago
Yay It’s an Avocado
Yay It’s an Avocado

These dumbasses have never been clocked in the jaw before. Dosent take that much force to knock you out when you’re hit from the same angle.

24 days ago
Saki Media
Saki Media

my name is sweetheart kawasaki

24 days ago
Jeff Carroll
Jeff Carroll

"Sweet Baby"

25 days ago
Usama Shehreyar Khan
Usama Shehreyar Khan

The punch impact can be seen even on the Ribs of Liston...

26 days ago
Raul Cruz
Raul Cruz

How about you look into the Paquiao vs. Bradley fight in wich Bradley went out in a wheelchair and still managed to win the fight.

26 days ago
Bornturule
Bornturule

Do xxxtencion

26 days ago
paintingwolves
paintingwolves

Or they picked a small venue because the fight was fixed and they didn't want bunch of people to be able to say "yeah I saw it, I was fake" soooo

29 days ago
dashie's bbgurl
dashie's bbgurl

Why you calling him cassius clay when everybody else calls him muhammed ali, why do you got to be the only one to call him cassius clay?

Month ago
Change name
Change name

They didn’t see his head move when he got hit🤦🏿‍♂️

Month ago
mark perez
mark perez

Right cross looked clean

Month ago
bia v
bia v

this is incredibly boring

Month ago
ArTic Blurry
ArTic Blurry

Video without shane = video without me.

Month ago
Cody Austin
Cody Austin

Could you do the Cris Benoit

Month ago
axendi
axendi

It connects, you can see his head moved back as Ali’s punch hit the jaw

Month ago
A1 andrae
A1 andrae

You guys should do one on Mike Tyson and buster Douglas 10 count, or Mike Tyson Vs Bruce seldon alleged dive the night Tupac was shot.

Month ago
The Reaper
The Reaper

Ali punch him you can see face jiggl

Month ago
Anthony LaPiana
Anthony LaPiana

It looked real to me

Month ago
James Gorsevski
James Gorsevski

Take a shot every time Ryan says “the match was fixed”

Month ago
roan mccarthy
roan mccarthy

10:41 Buzfeed Unsolved Shane is cop on right

Month ago
Alien Eyes
Alien Eyes

The problem is that he was unbalanced. Most knock outs are made by hitting the floor.

Month ago
JessieTanks Aquatic Cave
JessieTanks Aquatic Cave

Why are these guys so funny?!😂😂

Month ago
Sir Dankistan
Sir Dankistan

Wait Islam is a nation? I thought it was an ideology? Either way I wouldn't visit it.

Month ago
Sir Dankistan
Sir Dankistan

Cassius Clay was a way better name for a fighter then Muhammad Ali, too bad he changed it.

Month ago
vsvsvs340
vsvsvs340

Would it be possible that Sonny had a heart condition or a medical condition that flared up during the fight. Also medicine makes sense for multiple needle inserts to Sonny's body

Month ago
Sword Kitito
Sword Kitito

No

Month ago
Naes Relleum
Naes Relleum

i can easily say 2 things... the rebound of his muscles reacting (recoil) with the "punch" i will not put other nomenclature towards it.... and neither of these individuals have been in a fight (those two at the bar)

Month ago
MaiCohWolf
MaiCohWolf

9:30 lol time-travelling Danny DeVito peekin over the ropes got the whole thing on his cell phone

Month ago
Benjamin Melton
Benjamin Melton

In the slow motion you can see his head buckle in a way that would be a little hard to fake

Month ago
Hashplayz !
Hashplayz !

I swear the Media make Islam look like a religion of terrorism, however if you really investigate it is the exact opposite. Don’t trust everything you hear! 👍🏻🌏😀

Month ago
Tabi K
Tabi K

I frickin love this series omg pls do more

Month ago
chris noecker
chris noecker

actually you have zero evidence of a phantom punch, hope you get sued for defamation

Month ago
Jack Alter
Jack Alter

I know everything about boxing, am an amateur boxer, and soon to be pro and train with a former HW champion and watch this series on a basis. I have to say fantastic job on the research, they clearly know what they were looking for.

Month ago
The1rule
The1rule

Ayyyeee I live in Lewiston!

Month ago
Zahraa Khaled
Zahraa Khaled

It’s not “fake” YOU CAN SEE LISTON’S HEAD SO SHOOK WHEN HE GOT PUNCHED 🥊 😂

Month ago
abdullah zafar
abdullah zafar

Please do a video on how Barca cheated against Chelsea in the 2009 ucl semi final

Month ago
cookietoothAMV
cookietoothAMV

complete and utter codswallop

Month ago
TheBetterIsBack
TheBetterIsBack

Mike Tyson vs Muhammad Ali

Month ago
Ja Sa
Ja Sa

why the F*** did I get scared and shivers from the name "Vinnie Sweetheart Casarole"

Month ago
You're fired!
You're fired!

U can clearly see a punch, a very fast one. Didn't look strong but he probably just hit him in the perfect place.

Month ago
Trenton Cathcart
Trenton Cathcart

Do making a murderer so i dont have to watch season 1 again

Month ago
Love to Game
Love to Game

There are many examples of the “phantom punch”. McGregor’s KO of Jose Aldo is a recent and the most notable example of it.

Month ago
Rakha Kasep
Rakha Kasep

My grandpa's dad name is muhammad ali

Month ago
YouTube.ComDatsAToilet Toilet
YouTube.ComDatsAToilet Toilet

Who tf is this zack dude

Month ago
Zenkai Angel
Zenkai Angel

Whether or not it was a dive, the punch clearly landed.

Month ago
Mathias Rain
Mathias Rain

Regardless Muhammad Ali will always be my favorite boxer of all time thanx for the episode

Month ago
Fried Rice
Fried Rice

Some people hate dis vid cuz Shane ain’t here

Month ago
WarDragon72345
WarDragon72345

4:02 I don't really think it was fixed. You can see the skin on Liston's side jiggle a bit from an impact to the head.

Month ago
Unturned
Unturned

at 9:30 is that danny devito in the middle

Month ago
Aledera
Aledera

Irony my best friends cat is named sweetheart and are the devil cat itself it will attack you if you just come to close sometimes... so yes the cuter the names the more evil there is xD

Month ago

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