Larry Holmes

#47048
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
3, 1949
Birthplace
Cuthbert, GA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Cuthbert, GA

About

Heavyweight boxing champ nicknamed The Easton Assassin. His career record was 69-6 and he was inducted into both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

Because of his family's dire financial situation, he dropped out of seventh grade in order to work at a car wash, getting paid $1.00 an hour.

Trivia

He recorded victories against many of the boxing greats: Ken Norton, Muhammad Ali, Gerry Cooney, and others.

Family Life

Had five children with his wife Diane.

Associated With

Rocky Marciano held the longest unbeaten streak in boxing, forty-nine matches, which he almost tied, before losing his forty-ninth match.