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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 663 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 >

- 699 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Boxing Up Foreclosed Georgia Mansion

Evander Holyfield
Boxing Up Foreclosed Georgia Mansion

Evander Holyfield couldn't fight his way outta this one ... the former heavyweight champ is finally moving out of his foreclosed Georgia mansion after failing to strike a deal with the bank. TMZ… READ MORE >

- 732 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- When Selling Your House for $7.5 Million Actually Sucks

Evander Holyfield
When Selling Your House for $7.5 Mil Actually Sucks

Good news: Boxing legend Evander Holyfield recently sold his house for $7,500,000!!!Bad news: It was at a public auction, he actually owes the bank twice that amount ... and he also owes over… READ MORE >

- 763 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- One Very Biting Question

Evander Holyfield
One Very Biting Question

Our suicidal brave camera guy asked Evander Holyfield a great question about the ear Mike Tyson chomped -- which almost made up for the question we asked Poison rocker Bobby Dall.Check out TMZ on… READ MORE >

- 767 days ago
Evander Holyfield Faces Jail Time for $300k in Child Support Debt

Evander Holyfield
Faces Jail Time for $300k Child Support Debt

Evander Holyfield is staring down some jail time if he doesn't cough up more than $300k in unpaid child support, TMZ has learned. The GA. Dept. of Human Services has gone to court on… READ MORE >

- 769 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Guido Juicehead?

Evander Holyfield
Guido Juicehead?

Do you think Evander Holyfield had any idea who "Jersey Shore" stars Sammi and Deena were when agreed to pose for a pic with them last night at Chateau Nightclub in Las Vegas?Us neither.  READ MORE >

- 1216 days ago
Evander Holyfield's Wife KOs Protective Order

Evander Holyfield's Wife
KOs Protective Order

Evander 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… READ MORE >

- 1606 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Lightweight in the Wallet

Evander Holyfield
Lightweight in the Wallet

Former boxing heavyweight Evander Holyfield is attempting to change up his child support payments -- claiming he's just not pulling in the cash he was 10 years ago.According to documents filed… READ MORE >

- 1629 days ago

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