LARRY HOLMES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Holmes, Jackson, Foreman remember Muhammad Ali

Larry Holmes, Rev. Jesse Jackson and George Foreman remember Muhammad Ali, who was put to rest on Friday.
Via CSN Chicago
14 days ago

Larry Holmes: Muhammad Ali 'will never be forgotten'

Boxing legend Larry Holmes remembers his old friend, the late Muhammad Ali, with Pat Boyle.
Via CSN Chicago
16 days ago

Larry Holmes on sharing the ring with Ali: ‘I still love you, man’

On October 3, 1980, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev., Larry Holmes, then 31 and the WBC Heavyweight Champion, badly defeated a tired, failing Muhammad Ali. The two had been sparring partners in the early 1970s, but unbeknownst to Holmes, the Greatest was in the early stages of Parkinson’s Disease. This is Holmes’ remembrance...
Via New York Post
22 days ago

WATCH: Greatest knockouts of boxing great Muhammad Ali's career

Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time, died Friday at age 74. His boxing career was full of historic fights that provided sports fans of all ages with incredible excitement. Ali also took on the best competition, including Larry Holmes, Leon Spinks, Joe Frazier, Sonny Liston and more. Check out the 10 greatest knockouts from his legendary career in the video below.
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Holmes on Muhammad Ali: 'We lost history and greatness'

The former heavyweight champions were friends and rivals. Said Holmes: 'I can talk about it for the rest of my life.' Watch video Larry Holmes wore the black eye with pride. It was 1971 and Holmes, then a young fighter no one outside of Easton had heard of, stepped into a ring in Reading, Pa., for his first sparring session...
Via NJ.com
22 days ago

Boxing's Larry Holmes, long underrated, now cast in bronze

Boxing great Larry Holmes has never felt fully appreciated in his Pennsylvania hometown of Easton. Decades after succeeding Muhammad Ali as heavyweight champ, Holmes is finally getting the bronze - a 9-foot bronze statue. Holmes plans to be on hand this weekend as a high school marching band leads a parade in his honor and a monument to the ''Easton Assassin'' is unveiled and...
Via Associated Press
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings of the Ring: Mike Tyson & Larry Holmes

VERONA, NY (June 4, 2014) — Turning Stone hosted “Kings of the Ring: A Conversation with Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes” today to promoted this week’s ESPN Friday Night Fights (see fact sheet below), promoted by Iron Mike Productions, at the resort casino in upstate New York. Longtime sports columnist for the Syracuse Post-Standard and Syracuse.com, Bud Poliguin, served as the...
Via BadCulture
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotes & notes from Mike Tyson & Larry Holmes fan Q&A

Turning Stone hosted "Kings of the Ring: A Conversation with Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes" today to promoted this week's ESPN Friday Night Fights, at the resort casino in upstate New York. Longtime sports columnist for the Syracuse Post-Standard and Syracuse.com, Bud Poliguin, served as the moderator, asking the two Hall of Famers and world heavyweight champions a series of questions...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson & Larry Holmes to host fan discussion on June 4 at Turning Stone

Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes will participate in a live discussion at the Turning Stone Resort Casino Showroom on Wednesday, June 4, at 6:00 p.m. "Kings of the Ring: A Conversation with Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes," will feature an open dialogue between the two world-class heavyweights. They will recount their famed 1988 championship fight,reflect on their remarkable boxing careers...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-boxer Larry Holmes selling '80s-fabulous home for $1.1 million

Larry Holmes was one of the greatest heavyweight champions of all-time. “The Easton Assassin” even beat “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali, though Ali was…
Via Busted Coverage
February 28, 2014  |  1 Comment
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