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“30 For 30: Chasing Tyson,” Reviewed

For a time in the early and mid 90s, there were two major professional sports in Atlanta: Braves Baseball and Evander Holyfield. If you were a young fight fan in the south, The Real Deal was your guy. Undersized for a heavyweight, he won with tenacity and an absurd work rate. ESPN’s new documentary “30 for 30: Chasing Tyson” — which airs tonight — gives Holyfield the attention...
Via Bloguin Best
15 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
16 days ago  |  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

Elite RB prospect, son of Evander Holyfield, committing Friday

Being the son of a former heavy weight champion boxer, you might assume Elijah Holyfield would seek glory in the boxing ring, but you'd be wrong. The Georgia native is one of the most coveted running back prospects in the nation and has trimmed his list down to his final five. Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee all await the final decision of Holyfield, who has...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 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

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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