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Holyfield, Barrera lead Boxing Hall of Fame's class of 2017

Evander Holyfield, Marco Antonio Barrera enter on the first ballot           

Holyfield, Barrera head Boxing Hall of Fame class

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) As the youngest of nine children, Evander Holyfield never had a chance when he was a kid. ''I got beat by everybody in my family. They beat me in everything,'' Holyfield said. ''I learned how to win. It's in my DNA. I changed that into an inspiration. I was able to whip other people because of this.'' Whip them he did in an impressive boxing career that spanned...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield, Marco Antonio Barrera head Boxing Hall of Fame’s 2017 class

By John Kekis, The Associated Press CANASTOTA, N.Y. — Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and three-division champion Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico head a list of nine people selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Holyfield captured the WBC-WBA-IBF titles in 1990 with a third-round knockout of Buster Douglas and made successful defenses against...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Evander Holyfield heads Boxing Hall of Fame's 2017 class

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and three-division champion Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico head a list of nine people selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Holyfield captured the WBC-WBA-IBF titles in 1990 with a third-round knockout of Buster Douglas and made successful defenses against George Foreman, Bert Cooper...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Elijah Holyfield trying to recruit prospects to Georgia’s Class of 2016

One of the top recruits for the Georgia Bulldogs, running back Elijah Holyfield, the son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield, is looking to help bolster the Class of 2016 in Athens ahead of National Signing Day. Holyfield has been very active on social media Monday in hopes of convincing some recruits to join him at the University of Georgia. Come help us get these rings
Via Campus Sports Net
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Commit Elijah Holyfield Recruiting A Large Group Of Top 2016 Players On Twitter

We have two days until National Signing Day, and coaches and commits throughout the country are scrambling to finish off their classes. Elijah Holyfield, son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, committed to Georgia back in September, and is still rock solid despite the coaching change. Today, he’s on Twitter trying to reel in some of the top available recruits to come join him in...
Via College Spun
February 01, 2016  |  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

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

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

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. "This...
Via Fox Sports West
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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