ATLANTA (AP) Elijah Holyfield doesn't shy away from contact, has great balance and is hard to bring down.
The high school running back inherited those traits from his father, five-time boxing champion Evander Holyfield. Now, colleges from Ohio State to Georgia are taking notice, especially after the young Holyfield opened this season with a seven-touchdown game.
Only a junior...
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19 days ago
We don’t get into recruiting or high school football too much around these parts but it always interests me when a familiar name pops up, especially when it is the son of a former boxing heavyweight champion.
The Real Deal: Evander Holyfield’s son Elijah is a beast on the football field. Photos http://t.co/q9exYM8ZV6 pic.twitter.com/iqGnCof4rH
— MaxPreps (@MaxPreps) September 6, 2014
If his father packed a wallop like this, he might still be heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
Running back Elijah Holyfield, son of retired heavyweight fighter Evander Holyfield, scored seven touchdowns Friday to help Woodward Academy beat Decatur 45-13 in a Georgia high school football game.
Holyfield, a junior who has already attracted some attention from Big Ten and SEC...
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.
Evander Holyfield told Luisa Zissman that being gay a 'choice' that can be fixed...like being born handicapped on "UK Celebrity Big Brother." Evander is on "UK Celebrity Big Brother" because...he reportedly has IRS and alimony problems. Bright man.Turn volume up.TMZ adds:Zissman respectfully disagreed with Evander ... and it seemed the two were ready to...
Evander Holyfield is asking a federal judge to stop an upcoming auction of some of his boxing memorabilia, including an Olympic bronze medal and gloves he wore to fight Mike Tyson.
Holyfield's lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles seeks an order blocking the sale of 20 out of almost 450 items that Julien's Auctions plans to sell in November.
Julien's Auctions CEO Darren...
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November 01, 2012
The financial blows keep coming for boxing legend Evander Holyfield.
Celebrity news website TMZ reported, citing court documents, that the former heavyweight champion has been held in contempt of court in Georgia for failing to pay $563,900.91 in back child support.
The latest charge stems from an initial payment of more than $372,000 that Holyfield owed in support of his 18-year...
Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield was evicted from his suburban Atlanta mansion yesterday.
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Mike Tyson joked about biting Evander Holyfield's ear the day after the 15th anniversary of their bizarre episode in the ring.