Sport: Larry Holmes: I Still Have It

The champ's class shows in a punishing win over Gerry Cooney

For once, the hackneyed billing of a fight—"The Pride and the Glory"-fit like 8-oz. gloves. Gerry Cooney turned out to be the pride, Larry Holmes the glory. In fact, Holmes was both; he was everything. Elegant when the fight was not, eloquent when nothing needed to be said, except maybe one thing. "I'm very sorry that I'm not what you expect," said Holmes after it was over. "I'm sorry that I'm not Muhammad Ali... that I'm not Joe Louis." He even apologized for not...

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