Larry Holmes

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  • Body Structures In Amigo Brothers

    Amigo Brothers Antonio and Felix both want to be lightweight champions in boxing,but they each have different boxing styles and body structures. In this essay, i’m going to tell you all about their similarities and differences. They are very similar as they are different. They are best friends that act like they are brothers. They both are similar because they are Puerto Rican boxers. They both enjoy collecting fighting magazines and read and look at them. They are both seventeen years old. They were well known since they were little kids.They both are also similar because they both look like they are in a gang. They both wear street clothes all the time. When they go to fight each other, they couldn’t bare to hurt each other because they are best friends. When they are in the ring, they are the best of friends, but when they start to fight, they can’t act like they are friends. Antonio and Felix both want to be lightweight champions in boxing, but they each have different boxing styles and body structures. They both are different because Antonio is known as the “challenger”, and Felix is known as the “champion”. What makes Antonio a better boxer is his lean form and long reach = better boxes. For Felix, his afro style frame = better slugger. Antonio has a fair tone of skin, and Felix has a dark tone of skin. I think Felix is stronger than Antonio because the book said that Felix is the “champion”. Also, Felix threw a punch at Antonio and it dropped him to the floor…

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  • The California Kid Faber Analysis

    "The California Kid" Urijah Faber has shocked the world by announcing he will be retiring following his UFC On FOX 22 fight against Brad "One Punch" Pickett. Urijah Faber was a guest on the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani where he made the decision to retire. Faber said that he still has a passion for fighting but his emotions toward fighting has changed now then in the past. Faber would also go onto mention that in his previous fights he has not found that emotional rise or fall and that to him…

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  • Randy Savage's Accomplishments

    Randy Mario Poffo, better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler and color commentator best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling . He is regarded as one of the greatest pro wrestlers in history. Savage won 20 championships during his 32-year career. He held six world championships between the WWF and WCW, having won the WWF Championship twice and the WCW World Heavyweight Championship four times. He…

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  • Muhammad Ali Research Papers

    The great boxing legend Muhammad Ali once said was “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Muhammad Ali was one of the best boxers there were because when he was 18 or 19 he joined the Olympic team and then winning a Gold medal by defeating the three time European champion Zbigniew Pietrzykowski. Muhammed Ali was legendary to boxing because of who he was, his accomplishments in boxing, and what he accomplished outside of boxing. Their was a well known boxer named Muhammad Ali, who was known…

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  • How Did Liston Fight Chuvalo?

    On May 25th 1965 at St.Dominic's Hall in Lewiston Maine, Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston got into the ring for the second time. Liston lost to Ali by KO at 2:12 in round one of fifthteen. Ali caught Liston on the chin with a solid, short, counter right hand over a lazy left jab, “ the phantom punch” causing Liston to collapse to the rings floor. There are people who were there and had witnessed the fight who still to this day, claim that it was a fixed fight. George Chuvalo was ABSOLUTELY…

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  • Boxing History

    Boxing originated when a person lifted a fist against another in play. Different eras of the sport have been distinguished by the use or nonuse of fist coverings. The ancient Greeks believed fist fighting was one of the games played by the gods of Olympus thus it became part of the Olympic games in about 688B.C... Rules around that time were amateur fights of 3 rounds, professional fights from 4 to 15 rounds. The recognized length of a championship fights is 12 rounds. Boxing diminished after…

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  • Joe Louis: The American Hero

    The American Hero Being a hero and symbol isn’t as easy as it seems especially back in the day you have to work, sweat, and even dedicate your life to whatever you are known for and doing.Joe Louis was the heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949 and was hero and a symbol to the American people. Joe Louis was born on May 13, 1914, Lafayetta, Alabama. Joe started spending time with a gang. His mom didn’t want him to get in any…

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  • Muhammad Ali Biography Essay

    Muhammad Ali is an American hero. Muhammad’s original name was Cassius Clay Jr. He was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville. Kentucky. He now lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Muhammad was known as one of the greatest athletes n boxing. As a teenager he won both the National Amateur Athletic Union and Golden Gloves Championships. At eighteen years old, he competed in the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy and won the gold medal. In 1984, Muhammad was diagnosed with Parkinson center in Phoenix, Arizona.…

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  • Manny Pacquiao Case Study

    A potential blockbuster fight between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan is reportedly “almost certain” to happen in the first or second quarter of next year as Top Rank chief Bob Arum begins to run his machinery in order to setup a meeting between the two well-known fighters. Bleacher Report indicated that Arum’s initial plan is to stage it in the Middle East, but not in Dubai. If it does not work out, then the bout will be held in Las Vegas, Arum said. The 28-year-old Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) had been…

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  • Muhammad Ali's Toughest Fight

    Muhammad Ali’s Toughest Fight Ali was the “Sports Personality of the Twentieth Century” named by the British Broadcasting Corporation (CBS Interactive Inc.). He was one of the greatest boxers of all time, if not the best. When commentating on Ali’s incredible boxing skills, Richard Hoffer said the boxer was “more than just lip service”(Smith 49). A general misconception is that Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease because of old age. Parkinson’s is a progressive disease of the nervous…

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