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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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Saoul Mamby Remembers Fighting Roberto Duran

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  Saoul Mamby: When I Boxed A Legend… Roberto Duran By Scoop Malinowski Saoul Mamby boxed Duran on May 4, 1976 in Miami Beach, FL in a non-title fight. Duran was 24-years-old and in the midst of his reign as World Lightweight champion. From the Bronx, Mamby was 28, with ...

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