Even though he’s made the news multiple times in the past year for his failure to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of child support, Evander Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) somehow has enough money for lawyers.
Holyfield filed suit in Los Angeles against an auctioneer on Thursday to block the sale of 20 out of the 450 personal items and pieces of memorabilia currently scheduled for a late November auction.
Some of the items in dispute came from the former World Heavyweight Champion’s Georgia mansion that recently went into foreclosure. The auctioneer insists Holyfield fully consented to the sale and already received a significant advance on the deal.
Holyfield’s lawyers argue that the foreclosure and other financial and career issues had the former champ confused and distracted when he agreed to sell the items he now claims he is intent on keeping to hand down to the next generation of his family.
The auction is currently set for November 30th, and there is no word as to what ...