TITLE

Former champ Larry Holmes set to fight in January

PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Jet;11/04/96, Vol. 90 Issue 25, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes came out of retirement again in November 1996. Holmes' fight against International Boxing Organization champion Brian Nielsen in January 1997; Brief history of the career of the Afro-American boxer.
ACCESSION #
9611137849

 

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