Larry Holmes was born on 1949-11-03 at Cuthbert, Georgia, United States. His net worth is $18 Million. He is United States of America born Professional Boxer, Businessperson, Actor. He has been seen in movies Dirty Movie, Champions Forever: The Definitive Edition.
Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year
Dirty Movie, Champions Forever: The Definitive Edition
“What the Heck Were They Thinking?”
Quick Facts of Larry Holmes
Nelson Mandela kept a photo of Larry Holmes on the wall of his prison cell to honor Holmes for walking away from one of the richest purses ever in boxing in support of the boycott of South Africa.
Holmes was Muhammad Ali's sparring partner for many years. The two remained close friends until the recent passing of The Greatest. To Holmes, Ali was a mentor and friend.
A bronze statue of Larry Holmes was recently unveiled in Easton, PA. Known as the Easton Assassin, Holmes remained in his beloved hometown and lives there today. His statue stand between the Delaware River and Larry Holmes Drive.
Lives in Easton, Pennsylvania [July 2007]
Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y. on June 8, 2008.
Noted for having one of the the best left jabs in heavyweight boxing.
His title defense against Carl "The Truth" Williams was the last heavyweight boxing championship match to ever be shown on free television in America.
World Heavyweight Champion 1979-1985. Larry Holmes won the title June 9, 1978 over Ken Norton Sr.
Pro Record: 67-6 (43 KOs)
Filmography of Larry Holmes
Mike Tyson Mysteries
The Lineup: Boxing's Greatest
River of Fundament
The Moment After
Pawn Shop Man
The Fall Guy
Mr. Blue Shirt: The Inspiration
associate producer post-production
The Easton Assassin (The Larry Holmes Story)
30 for 30
TV Series documentary very special thanks - 1 episode