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37 years ago

Larry Holmes vs Scott Frank

Larry Holmes vs Scott Frank

Date: 10th September 1983

Venue: Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Title: WBC World Heavyweight Title

Promoted by: M&M Sports - Murad Muhammad

Tv: NBC Sports

Larry Holmes
( 43 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 223 lbs

Scott Frank
( 20 - 0 - 1 )
Weight: 211 1/4 lbs


Holmes made the 16th defence of the WBC world heavyweight crown he won from Ken Norton, against Scott Frank from nearby Oakland at Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Holmes delivered a beating to Frank from start to finish and in the 5th round referee Tony Perez called a halt to the slaughter at 1:28 of the round.

The fight was held in a tent erected adjacent to Harrah's Marina in front of a sold-out crowd of 5,187.

Larry Holmes vs Scott Frank