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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
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes in exclusive event June 4 at Turning Stone

Renowned boxing legends and International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes will participate in an exclusive, live discussion at the Turning Stone Resort Casino Showroom on Wednesday, June 4, at 6:00 p.m.  This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, "Kings of the Ring: A Conversation with Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes," will feature an open dialogue between...
Via Ringnews24
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  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

Larry Holmes & Julio Cesar Chavez to attend Nevada Hall of Fame induction

Larr Holmes and Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., two of boxing's greatest champions, confirmed they will be present in Las Vegas for their induction on Saturday, August 10, at the Monte Carlo Las Vegas Resort & Casino into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Holmes, of Easton, Pa., won the title on June 9, 1978 by defeating Ken Norton at Caesars Palace in one of the great heavyweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxer Carl “The Truth” Williams Dead at the Age of 53

I was maybe 5 or 6 years old at the time, but I know Carl “The Truth” Williams vs. Larry Holmes was the first boxing match I ever saw. I remember it so vividly, because even Toddler Rob was scoring fights and I thought he won. When I got older, I watched the fight again and still thought he won. He has passed away from complications from throat cancer. Our thoughts and prayers...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Holmes hospitalized, released in Pa.

Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes is recovering at home in eastern Pennsylvania after he was hospitalized for two days because of high blood sugar. The 63-year-old Holmes tells The Express-Times of Easton he was admitted to St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem Township on Tuesday after his blood sugar spiked. He says he had felt lightheaded and drowsy and his doctor...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

George Foreman vs. Larry Holmes in 1999: Fantasy -and almost reality- fight

George Foreman and Larry Holmes both signed a contract to finally meet in the ring of the Houston Astrodome, slated for January 1999. Big George ultimately bailed when the promoters failed to pony up enough cash to make Foreman's $10 million purse. The two aged greats went home with the non-refundable deposits, and the idea of a Foreman vs. Holmes clash was never revived...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry Holmes remembers Joe Frazier

Boxing legend Larry Holmes said he felt like he was in a cloud when he heard the news that former heavyweight...
Via Boston Herald Sports
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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