Holmes-Cooney

Holmes-Cooney

Larry Holmes vs. Jerry Cooney was a boxing match that took place on June 11, 1982. It was one of the most highly anticipated fights of the early 1980s. This original artwork by LeRoy Neiman depicts Jerry Cooney draped on the ropes after Larry Holmes decimated him with nine straight rights, and Holmes went on to win the highly promoted fight.

Approx. 12″ x 14″ unframed

Original mixed media on artist’s paper, 1982