Evander Holyfield Stats & Record

Boxing Career of Evander Holyfield

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Evander Holyfield (The Real Deal) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Atmore, Alabama, U.S. on October 19, 1962. Holyfield made his professional boxing debut at the age of 22 against Lionel Byarm on November 15, 1984 and won via 6 round unanimous decision.

In a career spanning 26 years and 5 months, Holyfield fought 57 times with 44 wins, 10 losses, and 2 draws. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion and a Hall of Famer. He is 59 years old, and will be turning 60 in 2 months and 5 days.

Atmore, Alabama, U.S.
“The Real Deal”
Born
Oct 19, 1962
Age
59
Debut
Nov 15, 1984
Record
44-10-2
Rounds
443
KO Pct
50.9%
Height
189 cm
Reach
197 cm
Ape Index
8 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
WBAWBCIBF
HV
w4
d7
HV
w1
d3
HV
w3
d5
CR
w1
d5
CR
w1
d0
CR
w1
d3

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      Evander Holyfield's Stats

      Evander Holyfield is 189 cm tall (6' 2.41") with a reach of 197 cm (6' 5.56"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 8 cm (3.15"). Holyfield has a 54.4% KO rate.

      Evander Holyfield's Record

      Evander Holyfield's boxing record stands at 44-10-2 (29 KOs). In total, he fought 443 rounds of professional boxing in 57 bouts.
      Total Fights57
      Wins44
      Losses10
      Draws2
      No-Contests1
      KO Wins29
      Total Title Wins11
      Title Defenses11
      Title-Fight KO Wins9
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      57May 7, 201148 Brian NielsenWinTKO10
      56Jan 22, 201148Sherman WilliamsNCNC
      55Apr 10, 201047 Francois BothaWinTKO8
      54Dec 20, 200846 Nikolai Valuev LossMD
      53Oct 13, 200744 Sultan Ibragimov LossUD
      52Jun 30, 200744 Lou SavareseWinUD
      51Mar 17, 200744Vinny MaddaloneWinTKO3
      50Nov 10, 200644Fres OquendoWinUD
      49Aug 18, 200643Jeremy BatesWinTKO2
      48Nov 13, 200442Larry DonaldLossUD
      47Oct 4, 200340 James ToneyLossTKO9
      46Dec 14, 200240 Chris Byrd LossUD
      45Jun 1, 200239 Hasim RahmanWinTD
      44Dec 15, 200139 John Ruiz DrawSD
      43Mar 3, 200138 John Ruiz LossUD
      42Aug 12, 200037 John Ruiz WinUD
      41Nov 13, 199937 Lennox Lewis LossUD
      40Mar 13, 199936 Lennox Lewis DrawSD
      39Sep 19, 199835Vaughn Bean WinUD
      38Nov 8, 199735 Michael Moorer WinRTD8
      37Jun 28, 199734 Mike Tyson WinDQ
      36Nov 9, 199634 Mike Tyson WinTKO11
      35May 10, 199633 Bobby CzyzWinRTD5
      34Nov 4, 199533 Riddick BoweLossTKO8
      33May 20, 199532 Ray MercerWinUD
      32Apr 22, 199431 Michael Moorer LossMD
      31Nov 6, 199331 Riddick Bowe WinMD
      30Jun 26, 199330 Alex StewartWinUD
      29Nov 13, 199230 Riddick Bowe LossUD
      28Jun 19, 199229 Larry Holmes WinUD
      27Nov 23, 199129Bert Cooper WinTKO7
      26Apr 19, 199128 George Foreman WinUD
      25Oct 25, 199028 Buster Douglas WinKO3
      24Jun 1, 199027Seamus McDonaghWinTKO4
      23Nov 4, 198927 Alex StewartWinTKO8
      22Jul 15, 198926Adílson RodriguesWinKO2
      21Mar 11, 198926Michael DokesWinTKO10
      20Dec 9, 198826 Pinklon ThomasWinRTD7
      19Jul 15, 198825James TillisWinRTD5
      18Apr 9, 198825 Carlos de León WinTKO8
      17Dec 5, 198725 Dwight Muhammad Qawi WinKO4
      16Aug 15, 198724Ossie Ocasio WinTKO11
      15May 15, 198724Ricky Parkey WinTKO3
      14Feb 14, 198724Henry Tillman WinTKO7
      13Dec 8, 198624Mike BrothersWinTKO3
      12Jul 12, 198623 Dwight Muhammad Qawi WinSD
      11May 28, 198623Terry MimsWinKO5
      10Apr 6, 198623Jesse ShelbyWinKO3
      9Mar 1, 198623Chisanda MuttiWinTKO3
      8Dec 21, 198523Anthony DavisWinTKO4
      7Oct 30, 198523Jeff MeachemWinTKO5
      6Aug 29, 198522Rick MyersWinTKO1
      5Jul 20, 198522Tyrone BoozeWinUD
      4Apr 20, 198522Mark RiveraWinTKO2
      3Mar 13, 198522Fred BrownWinTKO1
      2Jan 20, 198522Eric WinbushWinUD
      1Nov 15, 198422Lionel ByarmWinUD

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