259. What would a Gerry Cooney-Larry Holmes rematch look like
Boxing with Chris Mannix
Gerry Cooney sits down with Chris to discuss his heavyweight career, challenging for two titles in 1982 and 1987. He also gives his take on what the future looks like for Anthony Joshua, and what would have happened if there was a rematch with Larry Homles. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Puncher's Chance: A heavyweight boxing betting special with Larry Holmes
Pinnacle are back in the boxing betting ring with an extra special episode of Puncher's Chance - the boxing podcast that offers detailed analysis on all the big upcoming fights and helps you find value in the boxing betting markets.Our host Chris McCarthy is joined by boxing betting analyst Tom Craze and there is a special treat for listeners as former Heavyweight world champion, the Easton Assassin, Larry Holmes joins us - the only man to have ever stopped Muhammad Ali!The episode also features exclusive insight and analyses from former Cruiserweight world champion and Sky Sports boxing analyst Johnny Nelson, alongside boxing matchmaker Richard Poxon.The guys look back into Holmes' remarkable career at the very top of the sport, and all provide their big fight predictions ahead of the world heavyweight title fight this weekend between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk as well as Tyson Fury's third bout with Deontay Wilder.Bet on Joshua vs. Usyk with Pinnacle (18+): https://bit.ly/3o344SE Follow the team below:Twitter - twitter.com/PinnacleFacebook - www.facebook.com/PinnacleSports/Soundcloud - @pinnacle-podcastFollow Tom Craze – twitter.com/TomCrazeFollow Chris McCarthy – twitter.com/ChrisMcCarthy_Follow Johnny Nelson – twitter.com/SkyJohnnyNelsonFollow Richard Poxon – twitter.com/RichPoxonFollow Larry Holmes - twitter.com/LarryHolmes75Read Pinnacle's expert Joshua vs. Usyk betting insight: https://bit.ly/3EKGaBC Latest big fight odds: Gamble responsibly (18+): https://bit.ly/3kxvttY
Sean & Johnston go back to 1982 to take you through the racially hyped fight that was Larry Holmes v Gerry Cooney. The fight took place on June 11, 1982 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. It was one of the most highly anticipated fights of the early 1980s. Please Rate, Review & SubscribeFollow us at:https://twitter.com/legendnightpodhttps://www.facebook.com/btrboxingpodcasthttps://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/legendary-nights/id1493845050Become a patron by checking us out at patreon.com/btrboxingpodcastnetwork ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
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George Diaz: “Larry Holmes is Flying Through the Air”
Press Box Access
Try writing on deadline when Larry Holmes leaps off a car to brawl with Trevor Berbick in a parking lot. George Diaz tells us what that was like to be there for the Orlando Sentinel. He also takes us into Don King’s home to hang out with Mike Tyson and onto the streets of Panama with the “Hands of Stone,” Roberto Duran. Hear what it was like at Daytona International Speedway on the day Dale Earnhardt died. George also recalls returning to his homeland of Cuba for the 1991 Pan American Games, where Fidel Castro walked into a bowling alley.Come back on July 21 when we are talking to Randy Harvey! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Larry Holmes (born November 3, 1949) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1973 to 2002. He grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania, which led to his boxing nickname of the Easton Assassin.Holmes, whose left jab is rated among the best in boxing history, held the WBC heavyweight title from 1978 to 1983, The Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles from 1980 to 1985, and the inaugural IBF heavyweight title from 1983 to 1985. He made 20 successful title defenses.Sean & Johnston breakdown the life and career of The Easton Assassin Larry Holmes, from the days of car wash fights to the world heavyweight championship.