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Gerry Cooney Vs Ken Norton Another famous fight where you better not leave the room to get yourself a beer: From May 1981, rising heavyweight contender Gerry Cooney destroys a past-his-prime Ken Norton in just 54 seconds. This is one of the most brutal knockouts you'll ever see.
Tags: Gerry  Cooney  Ken  Norton  boxing 
Added: 26th May 2008
Views: 1880
Posted By: Lava1964
Posted by: Naomi on 2008-05-26 
Did you know that...

- Gerry Cooney is 6`6 feet tall (although some sources say 6`7), and boasts a reach of 81 inches.

- Out of his 28 wins and 24 KO's, 9 of them were in the first round.

- Became a boxing promoter for title bouts featuring Roberto Duran, Hector Camacho, and George Foreman.

- Won two Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championships.

- Up to the Holmes fight, no one had lasted more than 8 rounds against him.

- Appeared in the 1998 film 'Mob Queen' as Mickey the Baker.
Posted by: Lava1964 on 2008-05-26 
Gerry Cooney is a very pleasant fellow. He and Larry Holmes, much to my amazement, are now good friends. they hated each other's guts in 1982.

I think Naomi is secretly a boxing fan.
Posted by: Wikiriwhi on 2009-03-14 
Ken Norton was a big man
He broke Ali's jaw.

Cooney made him look like a matchstick
what a freak
Posted by: Lava1964 on 2015-07-16 
One of the few sure things in sports:

Ken Norton faces big puncher means Ken Norton will get violently knocked out.
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