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Larry Holmes

November 3rd in African American History – Larry Holmes

November 3, 1949 Larry Holmes, former heavyweight boxing champion, was born in Cuthbert, Georgia. Holmes started boxing at the age of 19 and had an amateur record of 19 wins and 3 losses. He had his first professional fight on March 21, 1973 and won the heavyweight championship when he defeated Ken Norton on June […]

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