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Larry Holmes Remembers His Friend Saoul Mamby

  By Scoop Malinowski Larry Holmes turned pro in March 1973 when he decisioned Rodell Dupree in Scranton, PA. His journey from Easton, PA to world Heavyweight champion included stops in Bronx, NY. “Back in ’68, ’69 I used to drive from Easton to the Bronx Gleason’s Gym every day. ...

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A Quick Chat With Larry Holmes

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  Earlier this year John McEnroe’s agent asked for the phone number for the just turned 70, Larry Holmes. I dug up the number and decided to give the former world heavyweight champion (from 1978-1985, 20 successful title defenses) a ring myself, to talk about a few things, like his ...

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