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In the beginning, Larry Holmes was fighting for little more than gas money

Overworked and Underpaid Assassin

In the beginning, Larry Holmes was fighting for little more than gas moneyTom Gray
The future champion honed his craft as a sparring partner to the stars

Smoke and Butterflies

The future champion honed his craft as a sparring partner to the starsThomas Gerbasi
Ken Norton was all that stood between an injured Holmes and his destiny

Trial by Firefight

Ken Norton was all that stood between an injured Holmes and his destinyJerrry Izenberg
Flashback: The fight report from ringside

Holmes Outpoints Norton to Win WBC Heavy Title

Flashback: The fight report from ringsideShirley Norman
A true champion, Holmes repeatedly fought back from the brink of defeat

Rise Up

A true champion, Holmes repeatedly fought back from the brink of defeatLee Groves
A superfight against Gerry Cooney revived an ugly chapter of boxing history

Fanning the Flames

A superfight against Gerry Cooney revived an ugly chapter of boxing historyRandy Gordon
Holmes helped shape the modern multiverse of world titles

And Then There Were Three

Holmes helped shape the modern multiverse of world titlesCliff Rold
His championship run was epic, but Holmes was eventually Jinxed

End of an Era

His championship run was epic, but Holmes was eventually JinxedNigel Collins
After a post-Tyson hiatus, The Easton Assassin would return to action

The Encore

After a post-Tyson hiatus, The Easton Assassin would return to actionDon Stradley
Ten men describe facing Larry Holmes in the ring

The Opponents

Ten men describe facing Larry Holmes in the ringAnson Wainwright

Departments

Lord of the belts

Opening Shot

Lord of the beltsThe Ring
A letter from Larry

Come Out Writing

A letter from LarryThe Ring
A good fight

Ringside

A good fightGerry Cooney
In praise of Larry Holmes

Jabs and Straight Writes

In praise of Larry HolmesThomas Hauser
Recent moves in The Ring's divisional rankings

Ratings Update

Recent moves in The Ring's divisional rankingsBrian Harty
Twenty's plenty

From the Archive

Twenty's plentyThe Ring