Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman

April 19, 1991

Facts and figures for Evander Holyfield's heavyweight championship defense against George Foreman tonight at Trump Plaza, Atlantic City, N.J.

* RECORD -- Holyfield: 25-0, 21 knockouts; Foreman: 69-2, 65 knockouts.

Foreman's comeback record: 24-0, 23 knockouts.

* AGE -- Holyfield, 28; Foreman, 42.

* WEIGHT -- Holyfield, 208; Foreman, 257.

* PURSES -- Holyfield, $20 million guaranteed; Foreman, $12.5 million guaranteed.

* WON HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE -- Holyfield knocked out James "Buster" Douglas in the third round Oct. 25, 1990. Foreman stopped Joe Frazier in the second round Jan. 22, 1973, and was knocked out by Muhammad Ali in the eighth round Oct. 30, 1974.

* SITE -- Convention Center.

* TELEVISION -- Pay-per-view and closed-circuit.

* Tale of the tape between Holyfield (Column 1) and Foreman (Column 2):

Height 6-2 1/2 6-4

Reach 77 1/2 79

Chest (normal) 43 48

Chest (expanded) 45 50

Biceps 16 17

Forearm 12 1/2 14

Waist 32 38 1/2

Thigh 22 28 1/2

Calf 13 20

Neck 19 1/2 18

Wrist 7 1/2 12

Fist 12 1/2 13 1/2

Ankle 10 13

* Comparisons between Holyfield (Column 1) and Foreman (Column 2):

Total bouts 25 71

Total bouts won 25 71

Winning Pct. 100 97.2

Total bouts lost 0 2

Draws 0 0

Won by KO 21 65

KO Pct. 84.0 91.5

Lost by KO 0 1

Won by decision 4 4

Lost by decision 0 1

Total rounds 130 244

Avg. rounds-bout 5.2 3.4

Distance 1-5 16 60

Distance 6-10 7 10

Distance 11-15 2 1

Champions fought 7 5

Championship bouts 7 4

Championship W-L 7-0 3-1

Championship rounds 46 12

Avg. rounds-Champ. 6.6 3.0

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