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Evan Holyfield champions Reflexion sports cognition system after fifth pro win

Boxing legacy Evan “Yung Holy” Holyfield scored a first-round TKO in his fifth outing as a professional on Dec. 12 in Atlanta, dispatching Donnis Reed to remain unbeaten as a super welterweight. Holyfield, 23, unleashed a non-stop offensive barrage before the contest was called at the 1:53 mark as the fighter’s father, former four-time heavyweight […]

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Evan Holyfield to feature on December 12 at Champion Boxing Gym in Jonesboro

Six championship title belts are on the line at this exciting match. Join us ringside for fourteen amazing fights. Featuring some of Atlanta and New York City’s hottest pro fighters: Evan “Yung Holy” Holyfield, Austin “Dboi”Darin, Aida “Stormborn” Biggs, Sean “Showtime” Charleston, Headley “Light” Scott, and Matthew “Lefty Gunz” Gonzalez.  Purchase tickets at BPE.NETWORK or […]

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Evander Holyfield in unbelievable shape, weighs lightest for twelve years

Former two-weight undisputed world champion Evander Holyfield is almost looking trimmer than his cruiserweight days as preparations continue for his comeback. The 57-year-old is currently smashing training out of the park. He weighs not too far over the 190-pound limit where he made his professional debut. At the time, Holyfield weighed in at just 177 […]

Riddick Bowe vs Evander Holyfield: A Trilogy for the Ages

Almost 20 years on from their first fight, we look back at the three memorable bouts involving “The Real Deal” and “Big Daddy”

On the 13th of November 1992 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, WBC, WBA and IBF Heavyweight Champion of the World, Evander Holyfield defended his titles against Riddick Bowe in a highly anticipated bout which was just the start of an amazing rivalry between two great fighters.

Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield III expected after shock announcement

Evander Holyfield has followed old rival, Mike Tyson, in confirming his intentions to fight in boxing exhibition matches for charity. The four-time world heavyweight champion and former undisputed cruiserweight king made a shock announcement days after a cryptic social media post. It seems to be perfect timing for Holyfield, who threw his hat into the […]

Tyson, Holyfield, Ali bouts to be shown on ESPN 2 boxing marathon

This Tuesday, April 7, will be a night of heavyweight legends on ESPN2 when the network airs a special programming lineup featuring classic heavyweight fights. The seven-hour encore presentation will showcase some of the greatest heavyweight bouts of all time, including Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier III, Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas and Evander Holyfield […]

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Lennox Lewis names Evander Holyfield toughest opponent, explains why

Former undisputed world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has revealed Evander Holyfield was the toughest opponent he faced throughout his exceptional career. ‘The Pugilist Specialist’, who ruled the late 1990s era in the top division, fought two bouts with Holyfield during the height of his pomp. Drawing the first in highly controversial circumstances, Lewis won the […]

Muhammad Ali stops Evander Holyfield, advances in eWBSS Tournament

Muhammad Ali remains on course to claim the trophy bearing his own name after stopping Evander Holyfield to progress to the eWorld Boxing Super Series semi-finals. In the first quarter-final of the inaugural ‘eWBSS Heavyweight Legends Tournament’, Ali (56-5, 37 KOs) conquered Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) to progress. The fight was simulated on EA Sports […]

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Evander Holyfield stars alongside LL Cool J, Goldberg on NCIS this week

Former undisputed two-weight world champion Evander Holyfield will appear on this week’s episode of NCIS, CBS has confirmed to World Boxing News. Giving WBN a sneak preview of the ‘Watch over Me’, Holyfield stars alongside rapper and long-time star LL Cool J. Bill Goldberg of WCW and World Wrestling Entertainment fame, is set to reprise […]

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Evander Holyfield’s son Evan to return on March 7 ‘Night to Fight’ show

Lone Star State-based non-profit organization Ring of Hope returns for a resounding night of sanctioned professional boxing when it presents its ninth annual “Night To Fight” pro boxing and charity event on Saturday, March 7 at the Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas. The main event will present an 8 round light heavyweight attraction between […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Tyson Fury given too much time after Deontay Wilder punch, says Evander Holyfield

Two-weight world title-holder Evander Holyfield believes Deontay Wilder deserves more credit for almost stopping Tyson Fury in their first meeting. Holyfield was reacting to verbal exchanges about the first result. A possible delay by official Jack Reiss. The ‘Gypsy King’ argued his case of winning the majority of the rounds, whilst Wilder claimed the referee […]

Davis vs Gamboa follows in footsteps of Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield

When Gervonta Davis and Yuriorkis Gamboa clash for the vacant WBA Lightweight World Championship on December 28 at the award-winning State Farm Arena in Atlanta, they’ll be making history in a long-underserved boxing hotbed that has hosted monumental fights featuring Hall of Famers Muhammad Ali and Evander Holyfield. “Just to be mentioned with those Hall […]

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