Larry Holmes

1949 - Today

Larry Holmes

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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Larry Holmes has received more than 3,246,606 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 26th most popular boxer.

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  • 25

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  • 3.54

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  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among boxers, Larry Holmes ranks 26 out of 186Before him are Max Baer, Evander Holyfield, Teófilo Stevenson, Carlos Monzón, Rubin Carter, and Vitali Klitschko. After him are Manny Pacquiao, Sugar Ray Leonard, Ken Norton, Emile Griffith, John L. Sullivan, and Jack Johnson.

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Among people born in 1949, Larry Holmes ranks 136Before him are Robert Sternberg, Tommy Ramone, Christopher Hitchens, Deep Roy, Frank Beard, and Manuel Orantes. After him are Matthew Festing, Alexander Godunov, Gregg Popovich, Brad Davis, Nawaz Sharif, and Lindsay Wagner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Larry Holmes ranks 2,732 out of 12,171Before him are Christina Ricci (1980), David Lewis (1941), Erin Brockovich (1960), Max Roach (1924), Michael Chang (1972), and Joseph E. Johnston (1807). After him are Dick Scobee (1939), John Paine (1870), Howard Fast (1914), Gutzon Borglum (1867), Kelly Bishop (1944), and Thomas Cech (1947).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Larry Holmes ranks 16Before him are George Foreman (1949), Jack Dempsey (1895), Floyd Patterson (1935), Max Baer (1909), Evander Holyfield (1962), and Rubin Carter (1937). After him are Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), Ken Norton (1943), John L. Sullivan (1858), Jack Johnson (1878), Archie Moore (1916), and Henry Armstrong (1912).