View Full Version : The fine right hand of Larry Holmes.


BattlingNelson
05-28-2009, 04:58 PM
Sorry but the post below is quite off the mark:

Holmes was quick at dancing not throwing the right hand. Lennox's single right hand was like a shotgun blast that would KO on impact. Holmes would just Jab, Jab, Jab, for ten rounds until his guy fell down.

That shows a need for a thread praising the right hand of Larry Holmes which IMO is one of better punches in heavyweight history.

At 0:53. Holmes sets up a very fast right with a pawing jab to the body. A quick swift combo. That right hand is sweet. The replay is at 1:52.

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At 2:42 is a sweet right straight down the pipe. Replay at 4:40:

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Another example here from the start:

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At 1:40 Holmes shows off the fine right and at 2:50 a crisp cross sets up the finishing TKO:

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