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Buster Douglas visited Ohio State football practice

Ohio State spiced up a preseason camp meeting Thursday with a visit from James "Buster" Douglas, the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world.  A Columbus native, Douglas stunned the sports world in 1990 when he knocked out the heavily favored champ Mike Tyson in Tokyo.  The Buckeyes will hope to hold onto their national championship title longer than Douglas, who lost to...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lennox Lewis on hand for today’s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction in Vegas

Superstar heavyweight Lennox Lewis, an undisputed heavyweight champion who won an Olympic gold medal with a victory over Riddick Bowe and scored professional victories over boxing legends such as Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Vitali Klitschko, confirmed earlier this week that he will return to Las Vegas this weekend to attend the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s third annual induction...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
24 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Elijah Holyfield sets announcement date

One of the top running backs in the nation, four-star Elijah Holyfield, son of boxer Evander Holyfield, has trimmed his list of schools down to five and has set a date for his announcement. All of the final five schools are members of the Southeastern Conference — which comes as no surprise. Holyfield, who plays at Woodward Academy in Atlanta, informed 247 Sports of his final...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield’s RB Son Unveils Top-Five Schools

Evander Holyfield's son, Elijah, is a talented running back recruit, and now he's gotten his college list down to five.
Via Gamedayr
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Running Back Elijah Holyfield Trims List To 5 SEC Schools, Sets Decision Date

Elijah Holyfield, son of boxer Evander Holyfield, is one of the nation’s top running backs, and today, he made a pair of huge announcements about his recruitment. The four-star, No. 5 ranked back trimmed his list to five schools, all from the SEC, and set a decision date. Holyfield revealed his five finalists to 247Sports: “Alabama – because they have had so much success in...
Via College Spun
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Elijah Holyfield is No. 1 on Georgia’s board

Elijah Holyfield, the son of former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, is one of the best running back recruits in the nation. Holyfield has offers from the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and Tennessee, but it appears that one school is being more active in their approach. According to Holyfield, the Georgia Bulldogs have prioritized signing Atlanta’s Woodward...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: 4-Star Running Back Elijah Holyfield, Son Of Boxer Evander Holyfield, No. 1 On UGA’s Board

Four-star running back Elijah Holyfield of Atlanta’s Woodward Academy is blowing up as one of the top players in the 2016 class. Holyfield, son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, has high interest in a number of top programs, including Alabama, Auburn, and Tennessee, but one team has reportedly prioritized him as the top player on their board: Georgia. Elijah Holyfield, a 4-star...
Via College Spun
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

RB Elijah Holyfield to consider 4 SEC schools

Athletic prowess apparently runs in the Holyfield family. We all remember former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield, mostly for losing part of his ear to a hungry Mike Tyson. But now, it’s Holyfield’s son, Elijah, who is making news in the sports world as one of the top running back prospects in the class of 2016. The four-star recruit from Woodward Academy in Atlanta...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 4 SEC Programs Will Make 4-Star RB Elijah Holyfield’s List Of Top Schools

Twitter/@MattBrennanATL Atlanta (Ga.) Woodward Academy four-star running back Elijah Holyfield is one of the top prospects at his position in the 2016 class. He holds over 30 scholarship offers, and told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he is on the verge of cutting things down. Per the AJC’s report, Holyfield knows some of the programs that will make his shortened list: “More...
Via College Spun
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Evander Holyfield Takes A Dive Against Mitt Romney

Friday night former presidential candidate Mitt Romney (68) faced off against former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield (52) for a charity boxing match. Hmmm...a politician against a champion boxer. Any guesses as to how this should go? Yeah--Holyfield should finish good ole Mitt off in about 20 seconds. Instead the whole thing lasted a couple of rounds before Mitt through in...
Via FatManWriting
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

'Sting like a butterfly': Holyfield jabs Romney for charity

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield squared off in the ring at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. Romney, 68, and Holyfield, 52, sparred, if you could call it that, for just two short rounds Friday before Romney ran away from the boxer and threw in the towel, giving up a...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitt Romney lasts 2 rounds against Holyfield in charity bout

  Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield squared off in the ring Friday at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. Romney, 68, and Holyfield, 52, sparred, if you could call it that, for just two short rounds before Romney ran away from the boxer and threw in the towel, giving up a round early in the...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s Mitt Romney Sparring With Evander Holyfield

Despite the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao superfight dud, boxing has been pretty exciting lately. We had Canelo Alvarez destroy James Kirkland last week, and similar fireworks are expected on Saturday when Gennady Golovkin squares off with Willie Monroe Jr. But before that goes down, crazy liberals are chomping at the bit hoping Evander Holyfield shows no mercy to Mitt Romney at...
Via Busted Coverage
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

What To Expect From Mitt Romney Vs Evander Holyfield

A friend was wondering what I think about Mitt Romney vs Evander Holyfield this weekend. I am, after all,  a boxing writer who also has written about politics. You’d think I might have something interesting to say. In reality: Probably not. I think: It will not be a real boxing match. Not that anyone with half a brain’s expecting that. But if you’ve seen any boxing matches...
Via Bloguin Best
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

What To Expect From Mitt Romney Vs Evander Holyfield

A friend was wondering what I think about Mitt Romney vs Evander Holyfield this weekend. I am, after all,  a boxing writer who also has written about politics. You’d think I might have something interesting to say. In reality: Probably not. I think: It will not be a real boxing match. Not that anyone with half a brain’s expecting that. But if you’ve seen any boxing matches...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitt Romney Set to Fight Evander Holyfield, Says He'll Stay Away From Ears

Forget Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, this is the fight no one expected to happen. Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney is stepping in the...
Via Athlon Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Holyfield to face ex-presidential candidate Romney in charity bout

SALT LAKE CITY -- Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are set to square off at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. In full protective gear, Romney and Holyfield will spar in the boxing ring Friday night for a lighthearted fight before the night's three fights by professional boxers. The black...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitt Romney, Evander Holyfield to fight at charity event

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are set to square off at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. In full protective gear, Romney and Holyfield will spar in the boxing ring Friday night for a lighthearted fight before the night's three fights by professional boxers. The black...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitt Romney Volunteers to Get Punched by Evander Holyfield

Did you ever have the desire to see a politician get slugged in the mouth? Well that opportunity is here if former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has his way. Romney, 68, will reportedly field punches from the former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield for a charity event. The friendliest boxing weigh-in ever: Evander Holyfield vs. Mitt Romney. pic.twitter.com/Z5flcwmmJT...
Via Sportsnaut
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Evander Holyfield part of VIP mega-fight auction

Courtesy: CharityVision So you want to go to the Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao mega-fight on May 2, and if you’re not one of the luck 500 fans who actually get to purchase the small amount of public tickets made available, then there is an auction just for you. Former heavyweight champion and Mike Tyson snack, Evander Holyfield, is part of an Ebay auction that will net...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Three keys to victory for Mayweather vs Pacquaio

In just over two weeks, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Floyd “Money” Mayweather step into the ring in arguably the most anticipated boxing match since Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield. Numerous boxing records will be shattered as the world tunes in on May 2 to see which fighter finally establishes himself as the best of this generation. The WBA, WBC, WBO, and Ring Magazine welterweight...
Via isportsweb.com
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield, son attend Notre Dame Junior Day

By Andrew HolleranNotre Dame on Saturday held its first Junior Day of 2015. Dozens of the top recruits in the 2016 class made their way to South Bend, Ind., to check out the Fighting Irish’s facilities and meet with coaches. One recruit who made the trip has a pretty famous father, who also attended the event.Elijah Holyfield, a four-star running back out of Atlanta, is the son...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitt Romney to fight Evander Holyfield in charity boxing event

It may not be Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, but another highly anticipated fight will take place this May when Mitt Romney enters the ring to battle Evander Holyfield in Salt Lake City. That's right. The former Republican presidential candidate and five-time heavyweight boxing champion are set to square off at a charity fight night event on May 15. Romney's son...
Via The Other Paper
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield shows an angry driver why road rage is a bad idea in this new PSA

Evander Holyfield / Georgia 'Avoid Road Rage' PSAGMAC writes, "Then the white guy pulls out a gun and kills him claiming self-defense."Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield Stars in Awesome Public Service Announcement About Road Rage

Is road rage really a big problem nowadays? Don't people know by now that their are all kinds of nuts out there and if you do or say the wrong thing to them while driving there is no telling what might happen?Apparently folks in Georgia are not totally are of this since they felt the need to enlist boxing legend Evander Holyfield to create a public service announcement warning people...
Via FatManWriting
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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