This Day in Boxing

Larry Holmes KOs Scott Frank This Day September 10, 1983 Retains Crown

 

Larry Holmes KOs Scott Frank This Day September 10, 1983 Retains Crown

 

  • Larry Holmes 223 lbs
  • Scott Frank 211¼ lbs
  • TKO at 1:28 in round 5 of 12
  • Harrah’s Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Referee: Tony Perez
  • Judge: Arlen Bynum 40-35
  • Judge: Frank Brunette 40-36
  • Judge: Harold Lederman 40-36
  • World Boxing Council Heavyweight Title

 

Notes:

Holmes earned $1.5 million, while Frank was paid $350,000.

The fight was held in a tent erected adjacent to Harrah’s Marina.

A sold-out crowd of 5,187 paid $580,000 to see the fight.

The fight was televised live on NBC.

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