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Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield (born October 19, 1962) is an American professional boxer. He is a former Undisputed World Champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname "The Real Deal." After winning the bronze medal in the Light Heavyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics, he debuted as a professional at the age of 21. Holyfield moved to the cruiserweight division in 1985 and won his first title the following year, when he defeated Dwight Muhammad Qawi for the WBA Cruiserweight belt. He would then go on to defeat Ricky Parkey and Carlos De Leon to win the Lineal, IBF and WBC titles, becoming the Undisputed Cruiserweight Champion. Holyfield moved up to heavyweight in 1988, defeating Buster Douglas for the The Ring, Lineal, WBC, WBA and IBF titles in 1990. Evander Holyfield holds other notable victories over fighters such as; George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Riddick Bowe, Ray Mercer, Mike Tyson (x2), Michael Moorer, John Ruiz, Michael Dokes and Hasim Rahman. Holyfield is the only 4-time World Heavyweight Champion, winning the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles in 1990, the WBA and IBF titles in 1993 and the WBA title in 1996 and 2000. Holyfield moved up to

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Evander Holyfield's Son -- My Dad Does NOT Hate Gay People

Evander Holyfield's Son
My Dad Does Not Hate Gay People

Evander Holyfield may think homosexuality is wrong ... but his son says the heavyweight boxer's got nothing but love for gays -- and even had a great relationship with a gay in-law. Ewin Holyfield… READ MORE >

Evander Holyfield -- Rips Gays on 'Big Brother UK' ... It's a Choice and Can Be Fixed

Evander Holyfield
Rips Gays on Big Brother UK It's a Choice and Can Be Fixed

Evander Holyfield told a housemate on "UK Celebrity Big Brother" that being gay is no different than being handicapped ... because a doctor can fix both ... and was immediately SCOLDED like a… READ MORE >

- 575 days ago
Evander Holyfield --  Losing Right to Drive ... Over Child Support Debt

Evander Holyfield
Losing Right to Drive ... Over Child Support Debt!

Evander Holyfield should probably sign up for Uber STAT ... the cash-strapped boxing legend's about to have his driver's license suspended after blowing off more than $300k in child support… READ MORE >

- 801 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- All Ears at Mike Tyson's One-Man Show

Evander Holyfield
All Ears at Tyson's One-Man Show

Even though he lived through a lot of it firsthand -- and would rather forget at least one part of it -- Evander Holyfield mustered up the courage to see Mike Tyson's biographical one-man show in… READ MORE >

- 875 days ago
Evander Holyfield & Mike Tyson -- Did You Hear? They Hung Out Together!

Evander Holyfield & Mike Tyson
Did You Hear? They Hung Out Together!

Boxing legends Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson reunited in Chicago this weekend when Tyson showed up to support Holyfield at an event for his barbecue sauce.You know what tastes great with BBQ… READ MORE >

- 898 days ago
Evander Holyfield's Assistant Sued Over Botched Auction

Evander Holyfield
Assistant Sued Over Botched Auction

Evander Holyfield's assistant is on the receiving end of an upper cut of a lawsuit by Julien's Auctions ... claiming she royally screwed them over on a planned auction of Evander's most famous… READ MORE >

- 996 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- I'm UNRETIRING!

Evander Holyfield
I'm UNRETIRING!

Evander Holyfield is the Brett Favre of boxing ... minus the self-penis pics ... 'cause less than 2 weeks after telling TMZ he was retiring, Evander says he's changed his mind. The… READ MORE >

- 1016 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- I'm NEVER Boxing Again

Evander Holyfield
I'm NEVER Boxing Again

Evander Holyfield says he's officially done fighting ... FOREVER ... despite reports the 49-year-old boxing great is looking to get back in the ring one last time.  After his last fight… READ MORE >

- 1026 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Child Support Debt Balloons to Over $500,000

Evander Holyfield
IN CONTEMPT $500k Child Support Debt

Evander Holyfield's massive money problems continue -- TMZ has learned the boxing legend was held in contempt of court for failing to pay more than half a mil in back child support. As TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1052 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Finally KOs Divorce

Evander Holyfield
Finally KOs Divorce

Evander Holyfield is ready to get back in the ring ... the singles ring ... because the boxing champ just finalized his divorce -- TWO YEARS after it was originally filed. If you recall ... Candi… READ MORE >

- 1088 days ago

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