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Old 09-23-2007, 01:06 AM   #21
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Default Re: Larry Holmes

Originally Posted by DocDevil

Just out of curiosity, why not? I always like to know why people like or don't like certain fighters.

when he was the benefactor of close, questionable, decisions like the Norton fight that's fine with Holmes,when he loses one like the Spinks fight he says he was robbed.But probably the Marciano remark did it for me.Joe Louis never said Dempsey couldn't carry his jockstrap,Hank Aaron never said that of Ruth.It is just the arrogant attitude of athletes like Holmes,Barry Bonds,Pete Rose that grate against me.
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