Evander Holyfield discusses fighting Mike Tyson

Evander Holyfield discusses fighting Mike Tyson

Evander Holyfield discusses fighting Mike Tyson twice, the ear biting incident, forgiveness, and Don King. [By Mark Wilson Smith]

Evander Holyfield Fact File

Division: Heavyweight, Cruiserweight, Light Heavyweight

Stance: Orthodox – Date of Birth: 19th October 1962

Height: 6’3 – Reach: 78 ins

Wins: 44 – Losses: 10 – Draws: 2 – No Contests: 1 – KOs: 29

Major Honours: WBC, WBA, IBF Heavyweight Champion; WBC, WBA, IBF Cruiserweight Champion

Notable Opponents:

Mike Tyson – Lennox Lewis – Riddick Bowe – George Foreman – James Toney

Nikolai Valuev – Sultan Ibragimov – Dwight Muhammad Qawi – Larry Holmes

Chris Byrd – Frans Botha – James ‘Buster’ Douglas – James ‘Quick’ Tillis

Michael Moorer – Bert Cooper – John Ruiz – Pinklon Thomas – Ray Mercer

Hasim Rahman – Michael Dokes – Henry Tillman


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