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Georgia Bulldogs Offer Evander Holyfield's Son Eljiah scholarship

Evander Holyfield, the five-time world heavyweight champion, just smiled when asked about his new title: Father of one of Georgia’s top football prospects for next year. Elijah Holyfield is a 4-star running back from Woodward Academy high school who has nearly 30 early scholarship offers. Boxing and football are two different sports, but the celebrity father and son have a lot...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Elijah Holyfield emerging as another real deal

ATLANTA (AP) Elijah Holyfield doesn't shy away from contact, has great balance and is hard to bring down. The high school running back inherited those traits from his father, five-time boxing champion Evander Holyfield. Now, colleges from Ohio State to Georgia are taking notice, especially after the young Holyfield opened this season with a seven-touchdown game. Only a junior...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Keep an eye on Evander Holyfield’s son

We don’t get into recruiting or high school football too much around these parts but it always interests me when a familiar name pops up, especially when it is the son of a former boxing heavyweight champion. The Real Deal: Evander Holyfield’s son Elijah is a beast on the football field. Photos http://t.co/q9exYM8ZV6 pic.twitter.com/iqGnCof4rH — MaxPreps (@MaxPreps) September 6, 2014
Via The Student Section
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Keep an eye on Evander Holyfield’s son

We don’t get into recruiting or high school football too much around these parts but it always interests me when a familiar name pops up, especially when it is the son of a former boxing heavyweight champion. The Real Deal: Evander Holyfield’s son Elijah is a beast on the football field. Photos http://t.co/q9exYM8ZV6 pic.twitter.com/iqGnCof4rH — MaxPreps (@MaxPreps) September 6, 2014
Via Bloguin Best
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield’s son scores 7 TDs in a high school game (Video)

Elijah Holyfield is considered a four-star prospect in the class of 2016. He is also the son of former boxing champion Evander Holyfield. Elijah plays for Atlanta Woodward Academy and he turned heads last Friday night. Elijah scored 7 touchdowns in a 42-13 win over Decatur. I’m sure that this video will be reviewed by a lot of college coaches in the future. Related posts: Evander...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield's son starts his HS season with seven TDs

If his father packed a wallop like this, he might still be heavyweight boxing  champion of the world. Running back Elijah Holyfield, son of retired heavyweight fighter Evander Holyfield, scored seven touchdowns Friday to help Woodward Academy beat Decatur 45-13 in a Georgia high school football game. Holyfield, a junior who has already attracted some attention from Big Ten and SEC...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NVBHOF 2014 induction and awards ceremony highlights

For any athlete besides the fame and the fortune a sport can bring awards and honors are as good as anything money can buy. In its second year the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame handed out its annual hall of fame inductions and awards to a wide array of honorees at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Saturday. The list of honorees, headlined by Evander Holyfield who was inducted...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NVBHOF induction ceremony photo gallery

The 2nd annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction dinner was held Saturday night at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. It was a who’s who of recognizable faces in the sport of boxing, bringing out everyone from the likes of Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield to film star and boxing fanatic Rosie Perez. Holyfield and Roberto Duran headlined the list of inductees, which included...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson to present Holyfield during induction into Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame: Report

Mike Tyson will get another chance to chew on the ear of Evander Holyfield when he will present Holyfield at his induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame next month.Tyson, who famously took a bite of his opponent's ear during a 1997 title fight and was disqualified, is sure to lay on the shtick when his most famous opponent is inducted at the Tropicana on Aug. 9.Since then...
Via The Other Paper
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

The next time you are mad at someone and have a hard time getting over it, consider the case of Evander Holyfield, who once had part of his right ear bitten off by Mike Tyson during a boxing match in 1997. Not only has Holyfield forgiven Tyson, he is pleased that Tyson will present him with his induction trophy on Aug. 9 when Holyfield enters the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. "...
Via Fox Sports West
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

Mike Tyson will present Evander Holyfield with his induction trophy on Aug. 9 when Holyfield enters the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson To Present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame

A lot has changed in the 17 years following the infamous heavyweight championship bout when Mike Tyson bit off Evander Holyfield’s ear. They’ve starred in commercials together, helped each other in their business endeavors and now Tyson will be presenting Holyfield at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. Tyson said that it’s going to be a “privilege and high honor”...
Via NESN.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson to induct Evander Holyfield into Hall of Fame

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are forever linked by a slight case on cannibalism. Nothing makes that more evident than by the announcement that Tyson will be inducting Holyfield into the Boxing Hall of Fame on  Auguest 9th at the Tropicana in Las Vegas. In the report published by ESPN.com, Tyson, who will hand Holyfield his Hall of Fame trophy, called the opportunity to present...
Via Ring Kings
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield on feels Deontay WIlder can bring the heavyweight division back. Speaks on NVBHOF induction.

We all know that the heavyweight division is a distant memory of what it was back in the 90′s and late 2000′s. For many boxing fans, the sole reason why they became fans in the first place was due to classic heavyweight battles. There’s something about really really big dudes bashing each other over the head that has us in awe. The bigger they are the harder they fall right...
Via Fight Hub TV
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield Officially Retires From Boxing

Evander Holyfield hasn’t been in the ring for three years, but he never officially retired from boxing. On Friday, the 51-year-old officially said his playing days are over as he admitted he will be entering the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in August. From Eurosport: “No, I’m done. They’re putting me in the Hall of Fame on the 9th, so it will be official. Won’t nobody fight...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield Weighs In On Luis Suarez Biting Incident

I guess any part of the body is up for eating. — Evander Holyfield (@holyfield) June 24, 2014 If anyone knows a thing or two about being bitten by an opponent it would be the legendary Evander Holyfield. The post Evander Holyfield Weighs In On Luis Suarez Biting Incident appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield’s Son, A Class Of 2016 Running Back Recruit, Already Has Double-Digit Offers

It seems like there are a number of famous athletes and celebrities who have children playing high level high school football. Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell Broadus is a four star 2015 recruit with over a dozen offers from BCS schools, and Ken Griffey Jr’s son Trey Griffey had a number of top offers before going to Arizona, where he now plays receiver. Now, Evander Holyfield’s son...
Via College Spun
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson pretends to bite Tony Sanchez's ear (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Retired heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday night's Pittsburgh Pirates game. Tyson threw a high strike to Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez, then posed with Sanchez for a few photos. During a couple of them, Tyson pretended to bite Sanchez's ear, an obvious reference to that infamous Evander...
Via Holdout Sports
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Ross Buys Evander Holyfield’s 109-Room ATL Mansion

It is a 109-room mansion. It has a movie theatre, bowling alley, 235 acres of grass to cut and 350k Gallon Pool. The electric bill is $17k a month and it cost over a $1 million a year to maintain. Holyfield went broke, so the bank foreclosed on the home. It went to auction starting at $2.5 million (originally was worth over $20 million), so depending on the bids, might have been...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield Says He Punched Pregnant Horse in the Face (Video)

It is probably for the best that Holyfield was kicked out of the Big Brother UK house, because it seems like everyday he was saying something controversial. It was about gays being like crippled people before and now he is beating up pregnant horses. Evander Holyfield — I Punched a Pregnant Horse in the Face - Watch More Celebrity Videos or Subscribe
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former heavyweight champ Holyfield reprimanded for comments on gays

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield has been reprimanded by the bosses of a British reality TV show for saying being gay ''ain't normal.'' Holyfield compared being homosexual to being born with a deformed leg, saying ''you go to a doctor and get it fixed back right.'' He also said it was ''a choice'' to be...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield Goes on UK Reality TV Show And Says that Being Gay is a Handicap that Doctors Should Fix

Boxing legend and former cruiserweight and heavyweight undisputed world champ Evander Holyfield is on the 13th season of the UK’s Celebrity Big Brother. That alone is kind of sad. What’s even more sad is the fact that they let him talk. The young lady that Evander is talking to in the scene (Luisa Zissman) practically begged him to stop talking, but he just went in, talking about...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield says being gay can be fixed

Evander Holyfield is on the UK version of “Big Brother” – while you let that sink in, I’ll continue – on a recent episode, Holyfield was asked by one of his roommates if there are gay boxers and if they’re out. This opened up a conversation where the former champ said being gay is a choice and you can change it.   The lesson here, keep your thoughts out of mainstream...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield sparks outrage after 'homophobic' comments on Big Brother UK (VIDEO)

Evander Holyfield sparked a Twitter storm on Sunday night when he called homosexuality a disability and claimed it could be "fixed."The former four-time heavyweight champion of the world made the comments on "UK Celebrity Big Brother" — during his first week on the British reality show — when he was quizzed by housemate Luisa Zissman about whether any boxers...
Via The Other Paper
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Holyfield makes homophobic comments on 'UK Big Brother'

Evander Holyfield told Luisa Zissman that being gay a 'choice' that can be fixed...like being born handicapped on "UK Celebrity Big Brother." Evander is on "UK Celebrity Big Brother" because...he reportedly has IRS and alimony problems. Bright man.Turn volume up.TMZ adds:Zissman respectfully disagreed with Evander ... and it seemed the two were ready to...
Via Bob's Blitz
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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