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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 Football Star Son -- COMMITS TO GEORGIA!

Evander Holyfield's
Football Star Son COMMITS TO GEORGIA!

Evander Holyfield's son Elijah Holyfield -- one of the top high school running backs in the country -- just announced he'll be playing his college ball at the University of Georgia!!!! … READ MORE >

Shannon Briggs Vs. Klitschko -- Evander Holyfield Breaks Up Gym Fight

Shannon Briggs Vs. Klitschko
Evander Holyfield Breaks Up Gym Fight

The Shannon Briggs vs. Wladimir Klitschko feud just hit new levels -- with tensions exploding in a Florida gym ... and Evander Holyfield had to jump in to save the day ... TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

- 457 days ago
Mitt Romney Vs. Evander Holyfield ... Bumble in the Jungle!!! (VIDEO)

Romney vs. Holyfield
Bumble in the Jungle!!!

Mitt Romney and Evander Holyfield squared off in a boxing ring Friday night, and guess who went down?  HINT -- it' wasn't Mitt. The video is awesome.  The former Presidential candidate… READ MORE >

- 568 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- War Over 'Father of the Year' Award

Evander Holyfield
War Over 'Father of the Year' Award

Evander Holyfield is in serious danger of losing his 1998 Father of the Year Award ... and it's all because he allegedly defaulted on a $600,000 loan to a famous business mogul.  The man… READ MORE >

- 576 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Fan Drops $40k ... To Attend Mayweather Fight w/ Evander

Evander Holyfield
Fan Drops $40k To Attend Mayweather Fight w/ Evander

Evander Holyfield finally has a date to the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight ... a mystery fan who just dropped $40,100 for one of the most V.I.P. boxing experiences EVER.  The "Real Deal" was… READ MORE >

- 585 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Mitt Romney Can Punch Me ... If He Can Catch Me

Evander Holyfield
Mitt Romney Can Punch Me ... If He Can Catch Me

Evander Holyfield says he's giving Mitt Romney the GREEN LIGHT to pummel his face in their upcoming charity boxing match ... if the Mitt can get past his impregnable defense.   FYI… READ MORE >

- 617 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Football Was My First Love ... Boxing Was Plan B

Evander Holyfield
Football Was My First Love ... Boxing Was Plan B

Evander Holyfield won 54 professional fights, beat Mike Tyson twice (although he did lose an ear) and is the only 4-time heavyweight champion in boxing history. Now just imagine what he could've… READ MORE >

- 631 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- MC Hammer Was My Justin Bieber

Evander Holyfield
MC Hammer Was My Justin Bieber

Before Mayweather had Bieber ... Evander Holyfield says he had a music superstar sidekick of his own ... MC Hammer!!   Holyfield tells TMZ Sports he brought the "U Can't Touch This"… READ MORE >

- 632 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- Who Hit Me the Hardest?? That's Easy ...

Evander Holyfield
Who Hit Me the Hardest?? That's Easy ...

Evander Holyfield has fought some of the toughest men to ever step in the ring ... Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Riddick Bowe -- so who punches the hardest?? Easy ... none of 'em. The Real Deal… READ MORE >

- 871 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- I'm NOT SORRY for Punching That Horse

Evander Holyfield
I'm NOT SORRY for Punching That Horse

Evander Holyfield has issued an apology for talking about PUNCHING A HORSE on TV ... but here's the shocker, he never expresses any remorse for actually striking the animal. As we previously… READ MORE >

- 1054 days ago

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