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 at...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014
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
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...
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,...
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.
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.
“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...
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 gay.
The 50-year-old American made the comments during...
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January 07, 2014
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 move on with their lives ...
First off why is Evander Holyfield on the UK version of Big Brother?
Oh wait, I know he needs the money. Evander is entitled to his opinion, it is one I do not share, but one thing Evander should remember is when he’s quoting the Bible, he is the same man who had his wife, mistress and girlfriend pregnant at the same time, so his interpretations on the Bible are questionable at...