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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

Showtime to replay both Holyfield vs. Tyson fights tonight

Showtime is commemorating 30 years of its championship boxing with a year-long celebration that will highlight the biggest, most memorable and exciting fights spanning four decades. The month of January has been dedicated to Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield and his Hall of Fame career. Thus far, SHOWTIME has presented a compilation from Holyfield’s cruiserweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Videos: Showtime’s Holyfield history month continues with Tyson vs. Holyfield I highlights & reflections

On November 9, 1996, Evander Holyfield fought WBA Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson which produced an epic fight between two boxing legends. After 10-plus rounds of exciting, two-way action, Holyfield closed the deal with a massive barrage of punches, earning an 11th-round TKO that shocked the world. This upset remains one of the biggest in the long and storied history of boxing. Right...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Videos: More Holyfield history, watch KO3 over Buster Douglas

“I realized it was all about desire. You know what you are willing to go through. The fight with Buster Douglas. It was like a dream come true.” – Evander Holyfield After becoming the first boxer in history to win all three major world titles in the cruiserweight division, Evander Holyfield moved up the ranks to face heavyweight champion Buster Douglas. Enter the perspective...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fight: David Haye vs. Evander Holyfield

David Haye vs. Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight Fantasy Fight: With news of David Haye’s comeback official, it’s time to take a look back, and forecast one of the best possible cruiserweight matches of all-time. It’s easy to forget how successful “The Hayemaker” was at cruiserweight given the mixed results of his heavyweight stint. Widely regarded as one of the best British...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 27, 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

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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