Olympian And Five Time Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield Talks About His Olympic Experience

Olympian And Five Time Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield Talks About His Olympic Experience

By David Jordan Jr

Olympian and five-time heavyweight champion Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield talked to ESHE Magazine about his experience fighting in the Olympics and how it helped him in preparation for his career as a professional boxer. Holyfield won a bronze medal at the 1984 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles, California. He began his professional career that year and would go on to fight professionally, winning titles as a light heavyweight, cruiserweight and heavyweight fighter before retiring in 2011. Holyfield is the only fighter to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes.

 

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