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EVANDER HOLYFIELD RUMORS

Fantasy Fight: David Haye vs. Evander Holyfield

David Haye vs. Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight Fantasy Fight: With news of David Haye’s comeback official, it’s time to take a look back, and forecast one of the best possible cruiserweight matches of all-time. It’s easy to forget how successful “The Hayemaker” was at cruiserweight given the mixed results of his heavyweight stint. Widely regarded as one of the best British...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN debuts Chasing Tyson 30 for 30 film about Evander Holyfield & Mike Tyson

The next documentary from ESPN Films’ Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 series will be “Chasing Tyson,” premiering tomorrow night, Tuesday, November 10, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Directed by the Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Steven Cantor, the film examines why so many years went by before Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson finally met in the ring. Holyfield was a journeyman...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield wanted son to go to Notre Dame, not UGA

Last week, four-star running back for the class of 2016 Elijah Holyfield committed to play for the Georgia Bulldogs. He is going to be a huge addition to the Bulldogs’ program over the next few years, but his father wasn’t too excited about his son’s decision. Elijah’s father just happens to former heavyweight champion of the world, Evander Holyfield. He talked with USA TODAY’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Running Back Elijah Holyfield Trims List To 5 SEC Schools, Sets Decision Date

Elijah Holyfield, son of boxer Evander Holyfield, is one of the nation’s top running backs, and today, he made a pair of huge announcements about his recruitment. The four-star, No. 5 ranked back trimmed his list to five schools, all from the SEC, and set a decision date. Holyfield revealed his five finalists to 247Sports: “Alabama – because they have had so much success in...
Via College Spun
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: 4-Star Running Back Elijah Holyfield, Son Of Boxer Evander Holyfield, No. 1 On UGA’s Board

Four-star running back Elijah Holyfield of Atlanta’s Woodward Academy is blowing up as one of the top players in the 2016 class. Holyfield, son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, has high interest in a number of top programs, including Alabama, Auburn, and Tennessee, but one team has reportedly prioritized him as the top player on their board: Georgia. Elijah Holyfield, a 4-star...
Via College Spun
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

RB Elijah Holyfield to consider 4 SEC schools

Athletic prowess apparently runs in the Holyfield family. We all remember former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield, mostly for losing part of his ear to a hungry Mike Tyson. But now, it’s Holyfield’s son, Elijah, who is making news in the sports world as one of the top running back prospects in the class of 2016. The four-star recruit from Woodward Academy in Atlanta...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 4 SEC Programs Will Make 4-Star RB Elijah Holyfield’s List Of Top Schools

Twitter/@MattBrennanATL Atlanta (Ga.) Woodward Academy four-star running back Elijah Holyfield is one of the top prospects at his position in the 2016 class. He holds over 30 scholarship offers, and told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he is on the verge of cutting things down. Per the AJC’s report, Holyfield knows some of the programs that will make his shortened list: “More...
Via College Spun
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Evander Holyfield Takes A Dive Against Mitt Romney

Friday night former presidential candidate Mitt Romney (68) faced off against former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield (52) for a charity boxing match. Hmmm...a politician against a champion boxer. Any guesses as to how this should go? Yeah--Holyfield should finish good ole Mitt off in about 20 seconds. Instead the whole thing lasted a couple of rounds before Mitt through in...
Via FatManWriting
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

The next time you are mad at someone and have a hard time getting over it, consider the case of Evander Holyfield, who once had part of his right ear bitten off by Mike Tyson during a boxing match in 1997. Not only has Holyfield forgiven Tyson, he is pleased that Tyson will present him with his induction trophy on Aug. 9 when Holyfield enters the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. "This...
Via Fox Sports West
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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