Evander Holyfield, who TKO'd Jeremy Bates on Aug. 18 in Dallas, continues his comeback with a Nov. 10 bout vs. Fres Oquendo in San Antonio.
Evander Holyfield rocked Jeremy Bates into the ropes late in the first round, withstood a few hard body shots early in the second then caught his insurance-salesman foe in the corner to earn a technical knockout.
When Jeremy Bates, 32, got the call to fight Evander Holyfield, Bates put aside his insurance gig to take on the 43-year-old former heavyweight champ. They'll meet in the ring Friday.
Former four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, 43, is coming back from a 21-month layoff to face journeyman Jeremy Bates in a 10-round bout Aug. 19 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Kirk Johnson made a successful return in the same ring where he lost his bid for a heavyweight title in July.