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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.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | May 31, 2002
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The fighter and the trainer agree: If Hasim Rahman is to defeat Evander Holyfield tomorrow night, he'll have to be both a boxer and a puncher, not exclusively one or the other. For if Rahman tries to play it safe by backing up, Holyfield will wade in and fire away at him. If Rahman tries to go for an early knockout, he could be the one who winds up on the canvas. "It's going to take plenty of heart and plenty of smarts," Rahman said. Said Rahman's trainer, Bouie Fisher: "Power is great, but speed and power are better."
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By ROCH KUBATKO | July 1, 2006
Evander Holyfield, 43, is making another comeback, though I'm not sure if he ever left in the first place. He just sort of disappeared from boxing, much like the past three times he has stepped into the ring. Holyfield hasn't fought in two years or won in four, but he's scheduled to fight Jeremy "The Beast" Bates, 32, on Aug. 18 in Dallas. He has lost his past three bouts and is 2-5-2 since 1999. Somebody needs to save Holyfield from himself. The guy can take a punch - a lot of them, as it turns out - but not a hint.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Writer | April 22, 1994
LAS VEGAS -- Evander Holyfield, feeling and acting invincible, says life is considerably better the second time around as heavyweight champion of the world.2 Promoters: Main Events Inc. and Caesars Palace
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By Dan Berger | July 11, 1997
NATO will continue to expand until all sides can agree that it is unrecognizable and serves no function.Mars was once flooded. Those canals that never existed overflowed.The only meaningful way to punish Mike Tyson would be to send him back into the ring with Evander Holyfield immediately.Cheer up. Hizzoner found an extra three mill.Pub Date: 7/11/97
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By Doug Krikorian and Doug Krikorian,LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM | November 9, 1997
LAS VEGAS -- His personal wealth exceeds $75 million, and he lives in a sprawling 45,000-square foot mansion near Atlanta that is a monument to his fistic achievements.He is now 34 years old, and has been pursuing his cruel trade for most of his life against men determined to hurt him, even against one maniac last June 28 who chewed off a piece of his ear.He is a throwback to another generation, a humble, dedicated athlete who doesn't engage in posturing theatrics, a valiant artist with a deep sense of pride and dignity who never has ducked dangerous opponents.
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November 5, 1993
The tale of the tape for tomorrow night's heavyweight title fight between Evander Holyfield and IBF and WBA champion Riddick Bowe at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas:.. .. .. ..Holyfield.. .. .. ..BoweAge .. .. ..31 .. .. .. .. .. 26Weight .. ..217 .. .. .. .. ..246Height .. ..6-2 1/2 .. .. .. .. .6-5Reach .. .. 77 1/2 .. .. .. .. ..81Chest (normal) .. 43 .. .. ..46Chest (expanded)..45 .. .. ..50Biceps .. .. .. ..16 .. .. ..17Forearm .. .. .. 12 1/2 .. .. ..12 1/2Waist .. .. .. ..32 .. .. .. 38Thigh .. .. ... 32 .. .. .. 26 1/2Calf .. .. .. .. 13 .. .. .. 16 1/2Neck .. .. .. ..19 1/2 .. .. .. 17 1/2Wrist .. .. .. ..7 1/2 .. .. .. ..8Fist .. .. .. ..12 1/2 .. .. .. 13 1/2
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September 13, 1991
By a split decision, callers think Mike Tyson's fight with Evander Holyfield should go on, despite Tyson's pending rape trial.Among the 432 respondents to "It's Your Call," 232 (54 percent) said the much-awaited heavyweight championship fight should still be held Nov. 8. The other 46 percent (200 callers) said the fight should be postponed until after Tyson's trial."It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically, as would be done in a scientific public opinion poll.
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November 5, 1993
Who: Riddick Bowe (34-0, 29 KOs), Fort Washington, Md., vs. Evander Holyfield (29-1, 22 KOs), AtlantaWhat: For Bowe's International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association heavyweight titlesWhere: Caesars Palace, Las VegasWhen: Tomorrow. The main event will start approximately 11 p.m. EDT.Distance: 12 roundsPromoters: Spencer Promotions and Main Events, Inc., in conjunction with Caesars PalaceTV: Pay per view begins at 9 p.m. Fight also can be seen at about 1,000 closed-circuit venues.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | November 17, 2004
Evander Holyfield said yesterday that he will fight the indefinite suspension handed down by the New York State Athletic Commission as a result of Saturday night's lopsided loss to journeyman Larry Donald at Madison Square Garden. The suspension, which must be honored by every commission in the nation, was "based on Holyfield's poor performance" against Donald, said NYSAC chairman Ron Scott Stevens. Holyfield's suspension can only be lifted after extensive testing by the New York commission.
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By Lem Satterfield | April 27, 2004
SORTING OUT HEAVYWEIGHTS The best Roy Jones Jr., 35 Record: 49-1, 38 KOs. Skinny: Sport's pound-for-pound best has speed, stamina, decent power. Teased division by dominating John Ruiz only to drop to light heavyweight for lucrative bouts with Antonio Tarver. Self-managed 5-foot-11 fighter weighed 193 for Ruiz. Merit: What can't he do? Demerit: Other than age? None. James Toney, 35 Record: 67-4-2, 43 KOs. Skinny: The 5-11, 220-pound boxer/puncher out-classed Evander Holyfield in ninth-round KO. Has speed, technical skills, surprising power and all-around defensive skills.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | April 27, 2004
Vitali Klitschko is heavyweight boxing's newest world champion. No need to cue a fanfare, though. On Saturday, Klitschko defeated journeyman Corrie Sanders for the World Boxing Council title vacated by Lennox Lewis' retirement. For some boxing observers, it was an uninspired bout that fit the division's diminished status. "It was dreadful," said noted boxing historian Thomas Hauser. "They looked awful. It was embarrassing. "Klitschko was still sucking air during post-fight interviews.
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By MIKE PRESTON | December 13, 2003
THE SPORT of boxing needs Baltimore's Hasim Rahman. Rahman can't do for boxing what Tiger Woods did for golf, but he can fill a void, especially in the heavyweight division. Go ahead, name the five best heavyweights in the world. Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield ... dah, dah, dah. OK, time is up. And then there is Rahman, 31. Right now, he happens to be the most marketable of them all. He is still young and good enough to have some name recognition. He is articulate, a family man and one of the world's greatest success stories, having gone from the penitentiary to once being the heavyweight champion of the world.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | June 9, 2002
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - In January, Mike Tyson took a bite out of Lennox Lewis' thigh. Last night, against Lewis, Tyson simply bit off more than he could chew. Tyson had vowed to "kill" Lewis and "spread his pompous brains all over the ring when I hit him." Instead, Tyson was beaten bloody and senseless as the British world champion dominated throughout before scoring an eighth-round knockout at the Pyramid. In successfully defending his World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation crowns, Lewis, 36, denied Tyson, 35, a chance to become the heavyweight division's fourth three-time champion.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | June 3, 2002
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Wearing an ice pack on the large lump of flesh over his left eye, Baltimore heavyweight Hasim Rahman looked like the beaten boxer he was at the news conference after his bout with Evander Holyfield on Saturday night. The injury was caused by two apparently accidental head butts from Holyfield, resulting in an eighth-round split decision for Holyfield in a battle of ex-champions before a crowd of 9,138 at the newly renovated Boardwalk Hall. Rahman, 29, was head-butted, yes, but he also had been outhustled, beaten to the punch and driven to the ropes by a 39-year-old man who proved to have an overall advantage in ring generalship despite being past his prime.
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October 25, 1990
Evander Holyfield is a very slight -- or at 38 pounds less, could we say light? -- favorite against defending heavyweight champion Buster Douglas in tonight's title fight, according to Evening Sun readers and other callers to SUNDIAL.Of the 369 respondents, 192 (52 percent) predicted Holyfield would win tonight's fight at The Mirage in Las Vegas. A total of 177 callers (48 percent) said they think Douglas will retain his title."It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically, as would be done in a scientific public opinion poll.
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October 29, 1990
How about another big target for Evander Holyfield? George Foreman deserves the first shot at Holyfield, according to a slight majority of Evening Sun readers and other callers to Sundial over the weekend.Holyfield became the heavyweight champion by knocking out the 246-pound Buster Douglas, and now 253 (53 percent) of the 480 callers to Sundial want Holyfield to defend the title against Foreman, who takes pride in his portliness. A total of 227 callers (47 percent) said Holyfield's first title defense should be against Mike Tyson.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | May 31, 2002
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The fighter and the trainer agree: If Hasim Rahman is to defeat Evander Holyfield tomorrow night, he'll have to be both a boxer and a puncher, not exclusively one or the other. For if Rahman tries to play it safe by backing up, Holyfield will wade in and fire away at him. If Rahman tries to go for an early knockout, he could be the one who winds up on the canvas. "It's going to take plenty of heart and plenty of smarts," Rahman said. Said Rahman's trainer, Bouie Fisher: "Power is great, but speed and power are better."
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | May 30, 2002
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The billboards around this gambling city leave no doubt as to the marquee fighter in Saturday's heavyweight bout. Evander Holyfield is up front, and Hasim Rahman is very much in the background. Which is how it should be. Rahman may have more recently held the world title, but Holyfield is indisputably The Man. Among the top 10 highest-grossing, pay-per-view bouts of all time, Holyfield has fought in five. "The big-payday people are [Mike] Tyson, myself and Lennox Lewis.
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