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  1. Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Hall of Fame in...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have come a long way since 1997, when Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear in the third round and was disqualified in their infamous heavyweight championship rematch.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  2. Heavyweight Zhang Zhilei to make pro debut on Aug. 8

    Dan Rafael

    Chinese amateur Zhang Zhilei, who claimed the Olympic super heavyweight silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze medals at the 2007 and 2009 amateur world championships, will make his pro debut Aug. 8 in Fallon, Nevada.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  3. Nevada announces 2014 HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced its second induction class on Tuesday, headed by former heavyweight champions George Foreman and Evander Holyfield and the legendary former four-division champion Roberto Duran. In all, 18 people (13 living...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  4. Another trainer change for Price

    Dan Rafael

    In mid-October, highly regarded British heavyweight prospect David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist at super heavyweight, announced he had switched trainers, leaving longtime cornerman Franny Smith to work with Adam Booth, who has had success wi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  5. ESPN's No. 6 superfight: Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield I

    Dan Rafael

    When Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield finally met in the ring, the build-up had been five years in the making. The fight itself somehow matched the hype, with Holyfield delivering the upset -- and ESPN's No. 6 superfight.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  6. How Riddick Bowe has fallen

    Dan Rafael

    Fighters carrying on past their primes is nothing new. It's a time-honored, albeit sad, tradition. It has happened with more fighters than I care to count. Of recent vintage, Roy Jones Jr., Evander Holyfield and James Toney, to name just three, ha...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  7. Ortiz ready for the dance floor

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz is exchanging his boxing gloves for dancing shoes, at least for a little while. The new lineup for the hit show "Dancing with the Stars" was announced this week and Ortiz will be one of the contestants ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  8. Emanuel Steward, famed boxing trainer, dies at 68

    Dan Rafael

    Emanuel Steward, the owner of the legendary Kronk Gym and a standout trainer for boxers including Thomas Hearns, Evander Holyfield and Oscar De La Hoya, died Thursday. He was 68.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  9. Holyfield-Mercer II: The exhibition

    Dan Rafael

    Evander Holyfield and Ray Mercer are gonna party like it's 1995. Holyfield, the former four-time heavyweight titleholder, and Mercer, the former longtime contender, first met in May 1995 in Atlantic City, N.J. Holyfield, who was coming off losing ...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  10. Huck aims for piece of heavyweight history

    Dan Rafael

    When it comes to cruiserweight titleholders moving up to conquer the heavyweight division, many have tried. Most have failed. In recent years, cruiserweight champions such as Tomasz Adamek, Juan Carlos Gomez and James Toney have made the attempt. ...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  11. Longtime cutman Joe Souza dies at 77 from prostate cancer

    Dan Rafael

    Longtime cutman Joe Souza, who worked with Arturo Gatti, James Leija, Evander Holyfield, Pernell Whitaker, Fernando Vargas and Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, died Monday night at his home in San Antonio after battling prostate cancer since 2002.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  12. Evander Holyfield's fight with Brian Nielsen postponed for cut

    Dan Rafael

    Former four-time heavyweight titleholder Evander Holyfield's fight with Brian Nielsen has been postponed for two months until May 7 because of the cut Holyfield suffered in his last fight, promoter Sauerland Event announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  13. Evander Holyfield looks dreadful against Sherman Williams

    Dan Rafael

    Fight fans silly enough to pay for Evander Holyfield's latest charade are still trying to get the bad taste out of their mouths after he was smacked around for three rounds before earning a no contest.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2011
  14. Evander Holyfield set to fight Denmark's Brian Nielsen March 5

    Dan Rafael

    Less than two weeks after Evander Holyfield's fight with Sherman Williams was called off, the former four-time heavyweight titleholder has something else lined up. He's going to Denmark to fight national hero Brian Nielsen on March 5.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2010
  15. After two delays, fight between Evander Holyfield and Sherman Wil...

    Dan Rafael

    Evander Holyfield's scheduled Dec. 9 fight against journeyman Sherman Williams at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, which had already been postponed twice, was canceled Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  16. Evander Holyfield to fight Sherman 'The Tank' Williams in Novembe...

    Dan Rafael

    Evander Holyfield will fight Sherman "The Tank" Williams on Nov. 5, just a few weeks after the former four-time heavyweight champ turns 48.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2010