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Larry Holmes Quotes: I never tried to be a mercenary or a killer but a hard working fighter.
         

I never tried to be a mercenary or a killer but a hard working fighter.


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This is the lying thieving mother who cut me $500,000.



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There is no quit in me.



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Mike Tyson always had a big heart, but one of his problems is that he's short. And he's got kind of a personal attitude. But that don't make him a great fighter.



Now I'm free of him and I'm light as a feather. There's no weight holding me down; I'm ready to spread my wings and fly.

Now I'm free of him and I'm light as a feather. There's no weight holding me down; I'm ready to spread my wings and fly.



[My] worst habit: Drinking too much Budweiser when I get angry.

[My] worst habit: Drinking too much Budweiser when I get angry.



It's hard being black. You ever been black? I was black once - when I was poor.

It's hard being black. You ever been black? I was black once - when I was poor.



It wasn't about Larry Holmes, if I would have fought a brother I wouldn't have gotten the money I got. Give me 10 black guys and I make eight dollars. Give me Gerry Cooney and I make $10 million.

It wasn't about Larry Holmes, if I would have fought a brother I wouldn't have gotten the money I got. Give me 10 black guys and I make eight dollars. Give me Gerry Cooney and I make $10 million.





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