Larry Holmes Kicked Out Of Hall Of Fame!

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  1. kimbodice

    kimbodice White Belt

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    Fightbeat has just received information that 2008 Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee Larry Holmes was involved in a heated argument with Ed Brophy of the Boxing Hall of Fame. Holmes was then asked to leave the premises and not to return for the induction ceremonies.

    Fight Beat | News
     
  2. kava1

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    larry holmes was a good fighter would'nt say great. these halls of fame are here to honour him why not sign a few autographs.
     
  3. lugubriousduck

    lugubriousduck Banned Banned

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    top 5 heavyweight on all time...
     
  4. Tam-Tam

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    The issue wasn't about him not signing autographs; he was.
     
  5. Emporio Alnino

    Emporio Alnino only the results!

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    lmao
     
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    ill second that!
     
  7. kimbodice

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    so what other fighters would have beaten Holmes in his prime?
     
  8. Flexwave2003

    Flexwave2003 International Playboy

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    There is always going to be some kid who says fighter X wasnt any good, but fighter Y was the best ever.
     
  9. Shaolin Bushido

    Shaolin Bushido Yamato Damashii

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    Larry Holmes ain't taking any shit from anyone at this point in his life .... even if he deserves it.
     
  10. endurance

    endurance Simply the Best

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    That sucks. I like Larry Holmes.
     
  11. Tam-Tam

    Tam-Tam Management vs Labour

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  12. Sean

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    Larry shouldnt have to jump through hoops to get into the hall of fame. I hate when orgazations tie a bunch of bullshit to what is supposed to be honoring the athlete, not exploiting them one last time.

    And Larry was never that good? WTF? He was one win away from tieing Marciano for best HW record ever before he was robbed against Spinx.
     
  13. Tam-Tam

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    I thought Spinks beat him clean in their first fight. No robbery.
     
  14. Sharkey

    Sharkey Who finishes 3rd?

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    Funny stuff.

    Shoot, after 30 odds years, I think Holmes may finally be growing on me.
     
  15. Cracky

    Cracky Fanny Pack

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    I think Tyson beats Holmes at any point in his career.
    Frazier I think would dip and duck his way into Holmes' chest and beat him.
    I think Prime Holmes beats Foreman though..although a great fight..


    I think Holmes is top 5-8 best heavies ever.. 1 best jab ever
     
  16. Sharkey

    Sharkey Who finishes 3rd?

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    Mythical matchups blow.
     
  17. pr0ne2gr8tness

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    larry should heed the words of The Rock and know his damn role ;-)
     
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    how is Frazier always ranked ahead of foreman when foreman nearly killed him over 4 rounds ?

    why did Marciano retire so early ? was he injuried and was there any around at the time that marciano didn't fight ewho he should of fought ?

    thjank you
     
  19. mschatz

    mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    I dont think he was rating Frazier over Foreman, just saying that matchup wise against Holmes, Frazier would do better than Foreman.

    Its the anti-MMA math argument.
     
  20. Shaolin Bushido

    Shaolin Bushido Yamato Damashii

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    Plus when Foreman showed up he looked intimidating, had awesome power and bascially had a dominating aura similar to Tysons'.

    Frazier was viewed as a small heavyweight entering the pros, who's chances of success were decidedly less than Foremans'.

    When they finally met, the outcome was "proof" of what they were saying all along.

    For the record, I concur that Foreman was the better fighter overall and matchup wise vs Frazier.
     

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