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Description : Here we have a super rare vintage onsite poster from 27th March 1983 from the Watres Armory, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, for the WBC heavyweight title defence between reigning & defending champion Larry Holmes pitted against the WBC 9th ranked contender, European champion Lucian Rodriguez. This would be Holmes 14th defense of his title.

Larry Holmes made his pro debut in Scranton ten years earlier, for which he was paid 63 dollars. "All during my career I wanted to return to Scranton to defend my title," Holmes said. "This fight is for the people of Scranton. This is the homecoming fight." A capacity crowd of 6,700 paid $700,000 to see the fight. Holmes won every round against Rodriguez bar 1 in which the challenger was awarded the share of just 1 round | judge: Abraham Echevarria 120-108 | judge: Arsenio Garcia 120-109 | judge: Omar Mintun 120-108

Postage: £10.00 Special Delivery... £20.00 International.

Condition : Excellent/minor handling wear/framed 4 display purposes only!
Size : 32in x 22in
Price : £200.00
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