Larry Holmes Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Larry Holmes (The Easton Assassin)

Last Updated: 03 Mar, 2023 | Views: 516

Age: 73

Profession: Boxer

Other Profession(s): Actor, Business Men

Higher Education: Dropped out of school in the seventh grade

Larry Holmes Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
03 Nov, 1949 (73 Years 04 Months 25 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign

Larry Holmes Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Larry Holmes is a retired professional boxer from the United States who competed from 1973 to 2002. He owned the WBC heavyweight title from 1978 till 1983. Because of his upbringing in Easton, Pennsylvania, he earned the boxing moniker "Easton Assassin." Many people consider Holmes' left jab to be one of the best in heavyweight boxing career. Holmes also claimed the Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles from 1980 to 1985, the debut IBF heavyweight title from 1983 to 1985, and the WBC heavyweight title from 1978 to 1983. 


In 1972: He faced Nick Wells in the National Olympic Trials semifinals in Fort Worth, Texas, in his twenty-first match.

In 1973: Holmes became professional after winning a four-round decision over Rodell Dupree and amassing a 19-3 amateur record.

In 1979: Holmes competed against Mike Weaver, the eventual WBA Heavyweight Champion, who had an unimpressive 19-8 record and was considered a low-key opponent.

In 1981: Holmes stopped Renaldo Snipes in the eleventh round following a knockdown in the seventh.

In 2002: It was Holmes's last fight, which he won unanimously in 10 rounds in Norfolk, Virginia over Eric "Butterbean" Esch.

Achievements and Awards:

In 1978: He was awarded the Fighter of the Year Edward J. Neil Award.

In 1982: Holmes was named Fighter of the Year by Ring magazine.

In 2008: It was an honor for him to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Unknown Facts:

In sports history, Holmes' left jab stands among Randy Johnson's fastball and Tiger Woods' chip shots as one of the greatest weapons.

Holmes was the last outstanding heavyweight champion in 15 rounds, and he frequently made late breakthroughs. Holmes beat Norton for the final 30 seconds to win when the judges decided to keep their battle between him and Norton at 14.

Larry Holmes Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 190 cm
In Meters 1.90 m
In Feet & Inches 6'3"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 116 kg
In Pounds 255 Ibs
Eye Color
Dark brown
Hair Color

Larry Holmes Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
John Holmes
Mother's Name
Flossie Holmes
Diane Holmes
Jacob Holmes, Mark Holmes, John Henry Holmes, Jr., Leander Holmes, Perry Holmes, Robert Holmes, Charles Holmes, Floyd Z. Fede Holmes
Pearl Holmes, Redell Hurst, Antoinette Holmes
Larry Jr. Holmes
Kandy Holmes

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