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Larry Holmes
Global ID150
sexmale
birthdate 1949-11-03
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divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 3″   /   190cm
reach81″   /   206cm
US ID002835
aliasThe Easton Assassin
country USA
residenceEaston, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeCuthbert, Georgia, USA
won 69 (KO 44) + lost 6 (KO 1) + drawn 0 = 75
rounds boxed 579 KO% 58.67
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
2002-07-27Eric Esch65-2-3
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWUD1010
referee: Chris Wollesen | judge: Vaughn LaPrade 97-92 | judge: Phil Kornberg 98-91 | judge: Peggy McCuen 96-93
Butterbean was credited with a dubious knockdown in the final seconds of round ten.
2000-11-17Mike Weaver41-17-1
Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Mississippi, USAWTKO610
time: 0:45 | referee: Fred Steinwinder III
1999-06-18James Smith44-16-1
Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville, North Carolina, USAWTKO810
time: 2:00 | referee: Bill Clancy | judge: Bruce Foster | judge: Joel Dovenbarger | judge: Donald Thomas
1997-07-29Maurice Harris9-8-2
Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: James Santa | judge: George Colon 96-95 | judge: Harold Lederman 96-94 | judge: Joe Dwyer 94-96
1997-01-24Brian Nielsen31-0-0
Brondby Hallen, Brondby, DenmarkLSD1212
referee: Marty Denkin | judge: Erkki Meronen 116-115 | judge: Jess Andreasen 113-115 | judge: Pete Podgorski 113-116
International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title (supervisor: John W. Daddono)
1996-06-16Anthony Willis15-4-0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWKO810
time: 1:13 | referee: Elmo Adolph | judge: Paul Sita | judge: C.D. Jenkins | judge: Chester Comeaux
1996-04-16Quinn Navarre17-3-1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWUD1010
referee: Elmo Adolph | judge: Chester Comeaux 96-94 | judge: C.D. Jenkins 96-94 | judge: Fred Steinwinder III 97-92
1996-01-09Curtis Shepard14-2-0
Moody Center, Galveston, Texas, USAWKO410
time: 2:41 | referee: Robert Gonzalez | judge: Gale E. Van Hoy | judge: Dave McCullough | judge: James Green
1995-09-19Ed Donaldson11-4-0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWUD1010
referee: Martin Coscino | judge: C.D. Jenkins 100-91 | judge: Fred Steinwinder III 100-90 | judge: Paul Sita 100-89
1995-04-08Oliver McCall25-5-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Richard Steele | judge: Chuck Giampa 112-115 | judge: Tamotsu Tomihara 114-115 | judge: Barbara Perez 113-114
WBC World heavyweight title
1994-08-09Jesse Ferguson20-12-0
Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake, Minnesota, USAWUD1010
referee: LeRoy Benson | judge: Dick Cole 99-92 | judge: Dennis Nelson 97-94 | judge: Mark Nelson 96-94
1994-03-08Garing Lane11-10-1
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USAWUD1010
referee: Frank Cappuccino | judge: William Hutt 99-91 | judge: Robert O'Brien 99-91 | judge: Steve Epstein 98-92
1993-09-28Jose Ribalta32-9-1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWUD1010
referee: Fred Steinwinder III | judge: Elmo Adolph 97-92 | judge: Bill Moran 98-90 | judge: Chester Comeaux 100-90
1993-05-18Paul Poirier31-2-0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWRTD610
time: 3:00 | referee: Elmo Adolph | judge: Chester Comeaux | judge: Martin Coscino | judge: Fred Steinwinder III
1993-04-13Ken Lakusta21-19-1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWRTD710
time: 3:00 | referee: Elmo Adolph
1993-03-09Rocky Pepeli16-6-1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWRTD410
time: 3:00 | referee: Chester Comeaux | judge: Elmo Adolph | judge: Martin Coscino | judge: Fred Steinwinder III
Stopped on cuts between the 4th and 5th rounds.
1993-01-05Everett Martin18-15-1
Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Mississippi, USAWUD1010
referee: Chester Comeaux | judge: Martin Coscino 99-92 | judge: Elmo Adolph 99-91 | judge: Fred Steinwinder III 100-90
1992-06-19Evander Holyfield27-0-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Carol Castellano 112-116 | judge: Chuck Giampa 112-116 | judge: Glen Hamada 111-117
WBC World heavyweight title
WBA World heavyweight title
IBF World heavyweight title
1992-02-07Ray Mercer18-0-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1212
referee: Steve Smoger | judge: Phil Newman 117-112 | judge: Eugene Grant 117-111 | judge: John Poturaj 115-113
1991-11-12Jamie Howe15-13-1
Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida, USAWTKO110
time: 1:57 | referee: Frank Santore Jr | judge: Frank Skilbred | judge: Richard Hillman | judge: Howard Reichbach
1991-09-17Art Card9-3-0
Marriott World Center, Orlando, Florida, USAWUD1010
judge: Frank Skilbred 100-90 | judge: Dan Ralcevich 100-88 | judge: Antonio Palermo 98-90
Card was knocked down twice in round 4
1991-08-24Michael Greer42-11-3
Blaisdell Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWKO410
time: 1:18 | referee: J.J. Johnson
1991-08-13Eddie Gonzales26-13-1
Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, USAWUD1010
referee: Max Parker Jr. | judge: Darrell Brown 100-90 | judge: Tom Brown 100-90 | judge: Wilson Robinson 100-90
1991-04-07Tim Anderson25-13-0
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, USAWTKO110
time: 2:03 | referee: Eddie Eckert
1988-01-22Mike Tyson32-0-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALTKO412
time: 2:55 | referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Charley Spina 28-29 | judge: Nicasio L. Drake 27-30 | judge: Rudy Ortega 28-29
WBC World heavyweight title (supervisor: Duane Ford)
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: James Binns)
IBF World heavyweight title
1986-04-19Michael Spinks28-0-0
Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALSD1515
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Joe Cortez 144-141 | judge: Frank Brunette 141-144 | judge: Jerry Roth 142-144
IBF World heavyweight title
1985-09-21Michael Spinks27-0-0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1515
referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Lawrence Wallace 142-145 | judge: Dave Moretti 142-143 | judge: Harold Lederman 142-145
IBF World heavyweight title
Spinks vacated the Light Heavyweight Title immediately after this fight
1985 Upset of the Year - Ring Magazine

1985-05-20Carl Williams16-0-0
Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada, USAWUD1515
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Jerry Roth 143-142 | judge: Al Rothenberg 146-139 | judge: Paul Gibbs 146-139
IBF World heavyweight title
1985-03-15David Bey14-0-0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO1015
time: 2:58 | referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Harold Lederman 87-82 | judge: Dalby Shirley 88-81 | judge: Tom McDonough 87-82
IBF World heavyweight title
Bey down twice in 8th rd.
1984-11-09James Smith14-1-0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO1215
time: 2:10 | referee: Davey Pearl | judge: Glen Hamada 109-100 | judge: Duane Ford 108-101 | judge: Henry Elesperu 108-100
IBF World heavyweight title
1983-11-25Marvis Frazier10-0-0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO112
time: 2:57 | referee: Mills Lane | judge: Duane Ford | judge: Jerry Roth | judge: Chuck Minker
1983-09-10Scott Frank20-0-1
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO512
time: 1:28 | referee: Tony Perez | judge: Arlen Bynum 40-35 | judge: Frank Brunette 40-36 | judge: Harold Lederman 40-36
WBC World heavyweight title
1983-05-20Tim Witherspoon15-0-0
Dunes Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWSD1212
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Chuck Minker 115-113 | judge: Chuck Hassett 118-111 | judge: Herb Santos 114-115
WBC World heavyweight title
1983-03-27Lucien Rodriguez35-7-1
Watres Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1212
referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Abraham Echevarria 120-108 | judge: Arsenio Garcia 120-109 | judge: Omar Mintun 120-108
WBC World heavyweight title
1982-11-26Randall Cobb20-2-0
Astrodome, Houston, Texas, USAWUD1515
referee: Steve Crosson | judge: Chuck Hassett 149-136 | judge: Chuck Minker 150-135 | judge: Arlen Bynum 150-135
WBC World heavyweight title
1982-06-11Gerry Cooney25-0-0
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO1315
time: 2:52 | referee: Mills Lane | judge: Duane Ford 113-111 | judge: Dave Moretti 113-111 | judge: Jerry Roth 115-109
WBC World heavyweight title
Cooney had 3 points deducted for low blows. Per Commission report, fight was stopped by referee when Cooney's trainer entered the ring.
1981-11-06Renaldo Snipes22-0-0
Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO1115
time: 1:05 | referee: Rudy Ortega | judge: Arlen Bynum 97-91 | judge: Eddie Woods 96-93 | judge: Tony Castellano 96-91
WBC World heavyweight title
Holmes was knocked down in the 7th.
1981-06-12Leon Spinks10-2-2
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWTKO315
time: 2:34 | referee: Richard Steele | judge: Harold Lederman 20-18 | judge: Rudy Ortega 20-19 | judge: Henry Elesperu 19-19
WBC World heavyweight title
1981-04-11Trevor Berbick18-1-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1515
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Joe Swessel 150-135 | judge: Chuck Minker 146-139 | judge: Lou Tabat 146-140
WBC World heavyweight title
1980-10-02Muhammad Ali56-3-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWRTD1015
time: 3:00 | referee: Richard Greene | judge: Chuck Minker 100-90 | judge: Duane Ford 100-89 | judge: Richard Steele 100-90
WBC World heavyweight title
1980-07-07Scott LeDoux26-8-4
Metropolitan Sports Center, Bloomington, Minnesota, USAWTKO715
time: 2:05 | referee: Davey Pearl 60-53 | judge: Harold Lederman 60-53 | judge: Richard Steele 60-53
WBC World heavyweight title
1980-03-31Leroy Jones24-0-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO815
time: 2:56 | referee: Richard Greene | judge: Chuck Minker 70-62 | judge: Art Lurie 70-64 | judge: Duane Ford 70-63
WBC World heavyweight title
A detached retina forces Jones to temporarily retire from boxing.
1980-02-03Lorenzo Zanon25-4-2
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO615
time: 2:39 | referee: Ray Solis | judge: Chuck Minker 49-44 | judge: Art Lurie 49-45 | judge: Harold Buck 48-46
WBC World heavyweight title
1979-09-28Earnie Shavers59-7-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO1115
time: 2:00 | referee: Davey Pearl | judge: Al Miller 98-91 | judge: Lou Tabat 98-89 | judge: Harold Buck 98-90
WBC World heavyweight title
Holmes was down in the 7th.
1979-06-22Mike Weaver19-8-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO1215
time: 0:44 | referee: Harold Valan 107-101 | judge: Tony Castellano 106-102 | judge: Harold Lederman 106-103
WBC World heavyweight title
Weaver was down once in the 11th round.
1979-03-23Ossie Ocasio13-0-0
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas Hilton Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO715
time: 2:38 | referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Art Lurie
WBC World heavyweight title
1978-11-10Alfredo Evangelista23-2-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO715
time: 2:14 | referee: Richard Greene | judge: Duane Ford | judge: Hal Miller | judge: Harold Buck
WBC World heavyweight title
1978-06-09Ken Norton40-4-0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWSD1515
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Harold Buck 143-142 | judge: Joe Swessel 143-142 | judge: Lou Tabat 142-143
WBC World heavyweight title
1978-03-25Earnie Shavers54-6-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Davey Pearl | judge: Harold Buck 120-108 | judge: Joe Swessel 120-108 | judge: Dave Moretti 119-109
WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator
1977-11-05Ibar Arrington22-3-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO1010
time: 1:38 | referee: Ferd Hernandez
1977-09-14Fred Houpe12-1-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO710
time: 0:47 | referee: Buddy Basilico
1977-03-17Horace Robinson5-2-0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto RicoWTKO510
1977-01-16Tom Prater17-3-1
Aboard USS Lexington, Pensacola, Florida, USAWUD88
referee: Jay Edson 6-0 | judge: Eva Shain 7-0 | 7-0
1976-04-30Roy Williams23-4-0
Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe Bunsa
1976-04-05Fred Askew15-12-1
Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USAWTKO210
time: 2:18
Askew was dropped three times in the main event bout of the evening.
1976-01-29Joe Gholston15-9-2
Kirby Field House, Easton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO810
1975-12-20Billy Joiner10-10-3
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto RicoWTKO310
time: 2:29
1975-12-09Leon Shaw9-9-1
DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USAWKO110
1975-10-01Rodney Bobick34-5-0
Araneta Coliseum, Barangay Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila, PhilippinesWTKO610
time: 2:46 | referee: Enrique Jimenez | judge: Tagaro | judge: Alfredo Quiazon | judge: Artemio Cruz
1975-08-26Charlie James5-5-1
Honolulu International Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWPTS1010
1975-08-16Obie English15-5-0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO710
1975-05-16Ernie Smith3-3-0
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO38
time: 1:45
1975-04-26Robert Yarborough8-7-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO4
time: 2:58
1975-04-09Oliver Wright12-8-0
Honolulu International Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USAWTKO3
1975-03-24Charley Green13-14-0
Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USAWKO18
1974-12-11Joe Hathaway2-3-0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO18
time: 2:47
1974-05-29Bob Mashburn7-6-2
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO78
1974-04-24Howard Darlington1-19-1
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO46
time: 2:23 | referee: Joe Salci
1973-11-28Kevin Isaac2-0-0
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWTKO36
time: 1:05
Holmes knocked down in second round
1973-11-14Jerry Judge14-3-1
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1973-09-10Bob Bozic12-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWPTS66
1973-08-22Don Branch1-6-0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS66
1973-06-20Curtis Whitner0-2-0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO14
time: 2:14
1973-05-02Art Savage
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO34
time: 1:32
1973-03-21Rodell Dupree2-2-0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS44
Pro debut for Holmes

 
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