Larry Holmes

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.

Facts of Larry Holmes

Full NameLarry Holmes
Net Worth$18 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 3, 1949
Age70 years 3 months
Place Of BirthCuthbert, Georgia, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight254 lbs (115.2 kg)
ProfessionProfessional Boxer, Businessperson, Actor
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseDiane Holmes (m. 1979)
ChildrenKandy Holmes, Larry Jr. Holmes
ParentsJohn Holmes, Flossie Holmes
SiblingsJohn Henry Holmes, Jr., Charles Holmes, Jacob Holmes, Mark Holmes, Leander Holmes, Antoinette Holmes, Floyd Z. Fede Holmes, Redell Hurst, Pearl Holmes, Perry Holmes, Robert Holmes
NicknamesThe Easton Assassin
TwitterLarry Holmes Twitter
IMDBLarry Holmes IMDB
AwardsWBC Heavyweight Champion (1978), IBF Heavyweight Champion (1983)
NominationsMilliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year
MoviesDirty Movie, Champions Forever: The Definitive Edition
TV Shows“What the Heck Were They Thinking?”

Quick Facts of Larry Holmes

1Nelson 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.
2Holmes 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.
3A 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.
4Lives in Easton, Pennsylvania [July 2007]
5Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y. on June 8, 2008.
6Noted for having one of the the best left jabs in heavyweight boxing.
7His title defense against Carl "The Truth" Williams was the last heavyweight boxing championship match to ever be shown on free television in America.
8World Heavyweight Champion 1979-1985. Larry Holmes won the title June 9, 1978 over Ken Norton Sr.
9Pro Record: 67-6 (43 KOs)

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