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Mike Tyson names three-man hitlist for 2021 exhibition fights consisting of Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Tyson Fury

Mike Tyson names three-man hitlist for 2021 exhibition fights consisting of Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Tyson Fury

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Mike Tyson has named a sensational three-fight hitlist which he is hoping to go through in 2021. The former undisputed heavyweight world champion made an astonishing ring return last November at the age of 54 for an eight-round exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. Joe Scarnici/Triller Tyson came back and fought an exhibition with Jones Jr – which ended in an unofficial draw He has since been in talks with old rival Evander Holyfield with conflicting messages emerging over whether they will meet or not. However, it appears Holyfield is just one of the names on Tyson’s hitlist. He revealed on his Hotboxin’ Podcast: “I want Holyfield and I want Lennox Lewis this year. “I want both of them, I want to get them both this year. “I...
Boxing news: Evander Holyfield announces ring return at 57 after old rival Mike Tyson reveals plans to fight again

Boxing news: Evander Holyfield announces ring return at 57 after old rival Mike Tyson reveals plans to fight again

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Evander Holyfield has announced he is making a return to boxing at the age of 57. The four-time world heavyweight world champion is to fight in exhibition bouts to raise money for charity campaign Unite 4 Our FIght. He declared on social media: “The moment you’ve all been waiting for…. The Champ is back! “I’d like to announce that I will be making a comeback to the ring. “I will be fighting in exhibition matches for a great cause. I’m training to promote a charity that’s very close to me. “Our #Unite4OurFight campaign aims to provide students the resources they need for emotional development and education.” Holyfield’s return raises the prospect of a third showdown with his great rival Mike Tyson. Tyson recently revealed he is also planning to put his boxing gloves back on to compete in ...
Panthers sign RB Elijah Holyfield, boxing legend’s son

Panthers sign RB Elijah Holyfield, boxing legend’s son

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April 29 (UPI) -- The Carolina Panthers added some punch to their backfield Monday by signing undrafted rookie free agent Elijah Holyfield. Holyfield's name wasn't called during the 2019 NFL Draft. He is the son of four-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield. The former Georgia running back had 1,018 yards and seven scores on 159 carries during his junior season for the Bulldogs. The Panthers also signed Utah safety Corrion Ballard, Nichols State wide receiver Damion Jeanpiere Jr. and California linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk. Holyfield ran an underwhelming 4.78-second 40-yard dash at the 2019 NFL scouting combine. He also did 26 reps on the bench press, had a vertical jump of 29.5 inches and a broad jump of 118 inches. The 5-foot-10, 217-pound running back projects as an NFL bac...