Evander Holyfield

Boxer Evander Holyfield

Profession: Boxer

United States of America

Biography: Former Undisputed World Champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions. He is the only 4-time World Heavyweight Champion.

Born: October 19, 1962
Birthplace: Atmore, Alabama, USA
Age: 59 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 1996-10-04 Former undisputed boxing heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield (34) weds Janice Itson (34) at Glynn Wedding Chapel in nearby Fayetteville

Historical Events

  • 1990-10-25 Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1991-04-19 Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1991-11-23 Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1992-06-19 Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1992-11-13 Riddick Bowe wins the undisputed world heavyweight boxing crown with a unanimous points decision over Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas; first of their 3 meetings
  • 1993-11-06 Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1994-04-22 Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1996-11-09 Evander Holyfield upsets Mike Tyson in 11th-round knockout in Las Vegas to regain WBA heavyweight boxing title; second boxer, after Muhammad Ali, to win a heavyweight title 3 times
  • 1997-07-01 Nevada Athletic Commission suspends Mike Tyson indefinitely & withholds $20m purse for biting Evander Holyfield's ear during their heavyweight title fight 28 June
  • 2002-06-01 In a battle of former heavyweight boxing champions in Atlantic City, Evander Holyfield beats Hasim Rahman by TKO; fight stopped 1:40 into 8th round because of giant welt above Rahman's left eye

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