Larry Holmes

69 6 0
44 KOs 1 KOs
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 75
rounds 579
KOs 58.67%
career 1973-2002
debut 1973-03-21

ID# 000150
sex male
alias The Easton Assassin
age
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 6′ 3″   /   190cm
reach 81″   /   206cm
residence Easton, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place Cuthbert, Georgia, USA

Boxing Pro 75 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
2002-07-27 Eric Esch 65 2 3
Scope Arena, Norfolk
W-UD
ref: Chris Wollesen   Phil Kornberg 98-91   Vaughn LaPrade 97-92   Peggy McEwan 96-93
Butterbean was credited with a dubious knockdown in the final seconds of round ten.
2000-11-17 Mike Weaver 41 17 1
Coast Coliseum, Biloxi
W-TKO
0:45    ref: Fred Steinwinder III
1999-06-18 James Smith 44 16 1
Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville
W-TKO
2:00    ref: Bill Clancy   Joel Dovenbarger   Bruce Foster   Donald Thomas
1997-07-29 Maurice Harris 9 8 2
Madison Square Garden Theater, New York
W-SD
ref: James Santa   George Colon 96-95   Joe Dwyer 94-96   Harold Lederman 96-94
1997-01-24 Brian Nielsen 31 0 0
Brondby Hallen, Brondby
L-SD
ref: Marty Denkin   Jess Andreasen 113-115   Erkki Meronen 116-115   Pete Podgorski 113-116

1996-06-16 Anthony Willis 15 4 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-KO
1:13    ref: Elmo Adolph   Chester Comeaux   CD Jenkins   Paul Sita
1996-04-16 Quinn Navarre 17 3 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-UD
ref: Elmo Adolph   Chester Comeaux 96-94   CD Jenkins 96-94   Fred Steinwinder III 97-92
1996-01-09 Curtis Shepard 14 2 0
Moody Center, Galveston
W-KO
2:41    ref: Robert Gonzalez   James Green   Dave McCullough   Gale Van Hoy
1995-09-19 Ed Donaldson 11 4 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-UD
ref: Martin Coscino   CD Jenkins 100-91   Paul Sita 100-89   Fred Steinwinder III 100-90
1995-04-08 Oliver McCall 25 5 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Richard Steele   Chuck Giampa 112-115   Barbara Perez 113-114   Tamotsu Tomihara 114-115

1994-08-09 Jesse Ferguson 20 12 0
Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake
W-UD
ref: LeRoy Benson   Dick Cole 99-92   Dennis Nelson 97-94   Mark Nelson 96-94
1994-03-08 Garing Lane 11 10 1
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket
W-UD
ref: Frank Cappuccino   Steve Epstein 98-92   William Hutt 99-91   Robert O'Brien 99-91
1993-09-28 Jose Ribalta 32 9 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-UD
ref: Fred Steinwinder III   Elmo Adolph 97-92   Chester Comeaux 100-90   Bill Moran 98-90
1993-05-18 Paul Poirier 31 2 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-RTD
1993-04-13 Ken Lakusta 22 19 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-RTD
1993-03-09 Rocky Pepeli 16 6 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-RTD
Stopped on cuts between the 4th and 5th rounds.
1993-01-05 Everett Martin 18 15 1
Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi
W-UD
ref: Chester Comeaux   Elmo Adolph 99-91   Martin Coscino 99-92   Fred Steinwinder III 100-90
1992-06-19 Evander Holyfield 27 0 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Mills Lane   Carol Castellano 112-116   Chuck Giampa 112-116   Glen Hamada 111-117

1992-02-07 Ray Mercer 18 0 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
W-UD
ref: Steve Smoger   Henry Eugene Grant 117-111   Phil Newman 117-112   John Poturaj 115-113
1991-11-12 Jamie Howe 15 13 1
Coliseum, Jacksonville
W-TKO
1991-09-17 Art Card 9 3 0
Marriott World Center, Orlando
W-UD
ref: Peter Bartlett   Antonio Palermo 98-90   Dan Ralcevich 100-88   Frank Skilbred 100-90
Card was knocked down twice in round 4
1991-08-24 Michael Greer 42 11 3
Blaisdell Center Arena, Honolulu
W-KO
1:18    ref: JJ Johnson
1991-08-13 Eddie Gonzales 26 13 1
Hyatt Regency, Tampa
W-UD
ref: Max Parker Jr   Darrell Brown 100-90   Tom Brown 100-90   Wilson Robinson 100-90
1991-04-07 Tim Anderson 25 13 0
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood
W-TKO
2:03    ref: Eddie Eckert
1988-01-22 Mike Tyson 32 0 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
L-TKO
2:55    ref: Joe Cortez   Nicasio Lorenzo Drake 27-30   Rudy Ortega 28-29   Charlie Spina 28-29

1986-04-19 Michael Spinks 28 0 0
Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas
L-SD
ref: Mills Lane   Frank Brunette 141-144   Joe Cortez 144-141   Jerry Roth 142-144

1985-09-21 Michael Spinks 27 0 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Carlos Padilla   Harold Lederman 142-143   Dave Moretti 142-143   Lawrence Wallace 142-145

Spinks vacated the Light Heavyweight Title immediately after this fight
1985 Upset of the Year - Ring Magazine
1985-05-20 Carl Williams 16 0 0
Lawlor Events Center, Reno
W-UD
ref: Mills Lane   Paul Gibbs 146-139   Jerry Roth 143-142   Al Rothenberg 146-139

1985-03-15 David Bey 14 0 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:58    ref: Carlos Padilla   Harold Lederman 87-82   Tom McDonough 87-82   Dalby Shirley 88-81

Bey down twice in 8th rd.
1984-11-09 James Smith 14 1 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:10    ref: Davey Pearl   Henry Elespuru 108-100   Duane Ford 108-101   Glen Hamada 109-100

1983-11-25 Marvis Frazier 10 0 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:57    ref: Mills Lane   Duane Ford   Chuck Minker   Jerry Roth
1983-09-10 Scott Frank 20 0 1
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City
W-TKO
1:28    ref: Tony Perez   Frank Brunette 40-36   Arlen Bynum 40-35   Harold Lederman 40-36

1983-05-20 Tim Witherspoon 15 0 0
Dunes Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
W-SD
ref: Mills Lane   Chuck Hassett 118-111   Chuck Minker 115-113   Herb Santos 114-115

1983-03-27 Lucien Rodriguez 35 7 1
Watres Armory, Scranton
W-UD
ref: Carlos Padilla   Abraham Chavarria 120-108   Arsenio Garcia 120-109   Omar Mintun Escalona 120-108

1982-11-26 Randall Cobb 20 2 0
Astrodome, Houston
W-UD
ref: Steve Crosson   Arlen Bynum 150-135   Chuck Hassett 149-136   Chuck Minker 150-135

1982-06-11 Gerry Cooney 25 0 0
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:52    ref: Mills Lane   Duane Ford 113-111   Dave Moretti 113-111   Jerry Roth 115-109

Cooney had 3 points deducted for low blows. Per Commission report, fight was stopped by referee when Cooney's trainer entered the ring.

1981-11-06 Renaldo Snipes 22 0 0
Civic Arena, Pittsburgh
W-TKO
1:05    ref: Rudy Ortega   Arlen Bynum 97-91   Tony Castellano 96-91   Eddie Woods 96-93

Holmes was knocked down in the 7th.
1981-06-12 Leon Spinks 10 2 2
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit
W-TKO
2:34    ref: Richard Steele   Henry Elespuru 19-19   Harold Lederman 20-18   Rudy Ortega 20-19

1981-04-11 Trevor Berbick 18 1 1
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Mills Lane   Chuck Minker 146-139   Joe Swessel 150-135   Lou Tabat 146-140

1980-10-02 Muhammad Ali 56 3 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-RTD
3:00    ref: Richard Green   Duane Ford 100-89   Chuck Minker 100-90   Richard Steele 100-90

1980-07-07 Scott LeDoux 26 8 4
Metropolitan Sports Center, Bloomington
W-TKO
2:05    ref: Davey Pearl 60-53   Harold Lederman 60-53   Richard Steele 60-53

1980-03-31 Leroy Jones 24 0 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:56    ref: Richard Green   Duane Ford 70-63   Art Lurie 70-64   Chuck Minker 70-62

A detached retina forces Jones to temporarily retire from boxing.
1980-02-03 Lorenzo Zanon 25 4 2
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-KO
2:39    ref: Ray Solis   Harold Buck 48-46   Art Lurie 49-45   Chuck Minker 49-44

1979-09-28 Earnie Shavers 59 7 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:00    ref: Davey Pearl   Harold Buck 98-90   Hal Miller 98-91   Lou Tabat 98-89

Holmes was down in the 7th.
1979-06-22 Mike Weaver 19 8 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
0:44    ref: Harold Valan 107-101   Tony Castellano 106-102   Harold Lederman 106-103

Weaver was down once in the 11th round.
1979-03-23 Ossie Ocasio 13 0 0
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas Hilton Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:38    ref: Carlos Padilla   Art Lurie

1978-11-10 Alfredo Evangelista 23 2 1
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-KO
2:14    ref: Richard Green   Harold Buck   Duane Ford   Hal Miller

1978-06-09 Ken Norton 40 4 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-SD
ref: Mills Lane   Harold Buck 143-142   Joe Swessel 143-142   Lou Tabat 142-143

1978-03-25 Earnie Shavers 54 6 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Davey Pearl   Harold Buck 120-108   Dave Moretti 119-109   Joe Swessel 120-108
WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator
1977-11-05 Ibar Arrington 22 3 1
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas
W-TKO
1:38    ref: Ferd Hernandez
1977-09-14 Fred Houpe 12 1 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W-TKO
0:47    ref: Buddy Basilico
1977-03-17 Horace Robinson 5 1 0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-TKO
1977-01-16 Tom Prater 17 3 1
Aboard USS Lexington, Pensacola
W-UD
ref: Jay Edson 6-0   Joe Bunsa 7-0   Eva Shain 7-0
US Championship Tournament
1976-04-30 Roy Williams 23 4 0
Capitol Center, Landover
W-UD
ref: Joe Bunsa
1976-04-05 Fred Askew 10 12 1
Capitol Center, Landover
W-TKO
2:18    ref: Terry Moore
Askew was dropped three times in the main event bout of the evening.
1976-01-29 Joe Gholston 15 10 1
Kirby Field House, Easton
W-TKO
2:32    ref: Dick Woerhle
1975-12-20 Billy Joiner 10 10 3
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
W-TKO
1975-12-09 Leon Shaw 7 8 1
DC Armory, Washington
W-KO
1975-10-01 Rodney Bobick 34 5 0
Araneta Coliseum, Barangay Cubao, Quezon City
W-TKO
2:46    ref: Enrique Jimenez   Artemio Cruz   Alfredo Quiazon   S Tagaro
1975-08-26 Charlie James 7 6 3
Honolulu International Center, Honolulu
W-UD
ref: Wilbert Minn 50-37   Walter Cho 50-41   Tamotsu Tomihara 50-41
James reportedly 22-5-1 entering the fight.
1975-08-16 Obie English 15 5 0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-TKO
English down once in the 1st round.
1975-05-16 Ernie Smith 4 3 0
Convention Center, Las Vegas
W-RTD
1975-04-26 Robert Yarborough 9 7 3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
W-KO
1975-04-09 Oliver Wright 12 8 0
Honolulu International Center, Honolulu
W-TKO
2:35    ref: Walter Cho
1975-03-24 Charley Green 13 14 0
Richfield Coliseum, Richfield
W-KO
1974-12-11 Joe Hathaway 2 3 0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-TKO
2:47    ref: Joe Salci
1974-05-29 Bob Mashburn 7 6 2
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-TKO
2:38    ref: Joe Salci
1974-04-24 Howard Darlington 1 18 1
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-TKO
2:23    ref: Joe Salci   Stan Kolley   Andy Mihal
Darlington substituted for Joe Maye.
1973-11-28 Kevin Isaac 2 0 0
Arena, Cleveland
W-TKO
1:05    
Holmes knocked down in second round
1973-11-14 Jerry Judge 14 3 1
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-UD
ref: Neil Miller 27-26   Andy Mihal
1973-09-10 Bob Bozic 12 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
1973-08-22 Don Branch 1 6 0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-UD
ref: Joe Salci 30-24   Frank Adams 30-23   Paul Battle 30-22
Branch down once in the 5th round.
1973-06-20 Curtis Whitener 0 2 0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-TKO
2:14    
Whitener substituted for Jim Cogdell.
1973-05-02 Art Savage debut
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-TKO
1:32    ref: Joe Salci
1973-03-21 Rodell Dupree 2 2 0
Catholic Youth Center, Scranton
W-UD
Pro debut for Holmes