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Evander Holyfield's Wife

KOs Protective Order

2/16/2010 12:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Evander Holyfield'sEvander Holyfield's wife is throwing in the towel in the war against the former boxing champ -- asking a judge to drop the protective order she obtained against him earlier this month.

According to court officials in Fayette County, GA, Candi Holyfield pulled the plug on the order yesterday.

Candi had accused Evander of hitting her in the face, the back, and the back of her head after she complained that their children were cold because the heat had been cut off in their Georgia home.

In Candi's petition for the protective order, she also claimed Evander had been physical with her in the past -- saying he "choked me in front of our daughter and housekeeper" in 2008.

The two were scheduled to go head-to-head in court on Thursday -- but now that the order has been dismissed, the case is closed ... for now.

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Milf Biggenson    

Those Godzilla-sized fists should keep everybody warm now! Women, if a man is physically and verbally abusive to you, there is a place in every city in the USA and Canada where you can go. Don't stay and don't go back, unless you're eager to be the featured person in an article which you're no longer alive to read. If you don't do it for you, do it for your kids.

1619 days ago
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what's the difference??    

Oh come on! No way is a brotha man bein violent and hittin a girl. This can't be true, it must be racist. Let me guesss, next we'll find out she's white! What is it with these stupid ass white bitches that don't understand they are all violent and will slap or kill you in a heartbeat & not care. Get a freakin clue!!!!!

1619 days ago
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Vonn    

When will these women learn that abuse almost always gets worse. Get out.

1619 days ago
4.

astrophysicist    

Heat turned off....housekeeper?

1619 days ago
5.

gutsygirl    

What women are willing to put up with just to carry a Hermes bag!

1619 days ago
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CelebrityDigsHQ.com    

Hey Astrophysicist, you raise a good point. But it looks like the choking incident happened long before the heat was turned off. Maybe they only recently fell upon hard times financially. --CDHQ

1619 days ago
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Natalie    

Hey Evander....Can you hEAR me???.....You suck!

1618 days ago

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