June 11, 1982 - Larry Holmes knocked out Gerry Cooney, billed in some circles as the “great white hope,” in the 13th round of their heavyweight championship fight at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Holmes, an underestimated champion who defended his title 21 times between 1978 and ‘85, was 530-3 with 37 knockouts when he initially retired in 1991. High-res

June 11, 1982 - Larry Holmes knocked out Gerry Cooney, billed in some circles as the “great white hope,” in the 13th round of their heavyweight championship fight at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Holmes, an underestimated champion who defended his title 21 times between 1978 and ‘85, was 530-3 with 37 knockouts when he initially retired in 1991.