Richard O'Brien's Top 10 Heavyweights

Larry Holmes
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Larry Holmes

His 20 successful title defenses are second only to Louis' 25. With an unmatched jab and tremendous ring smarts, Holmes described his crafty style by saying, "You always got to make somebody drunk before you mug him."

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