Evander Holyfield



  • Evander Holyfield is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2011.
  • He was born on October 19, 1962 in Atmore, AL, U.S.
  • He was nicknamed “The Real Deal” for his undisputed world championship in both cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions.
  • Holyfield retained heavyweight crown three times which he won from former champions George Foreman & Larry Holmes
  • Holyfield became first heavyweight boxer since Muhammad Ali to win the world title three times, beating Mike Tyson twice, second time in a rematch in which Tyson was disqualified for biting off a part of Holyfields ear
  • The ring marazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time ranked him #77
  • He retired in 2014 with a professional record of 44 wins, 10 losses, 1 draw and 1 no contest.


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