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Evander Holyfield Speaker Profile

Four-Time Heavweight Boxing Champion

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Olympic Athletes, Boxers
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Evander Holyfield Biography

Evander Holyfield was born October 19, 1962 and is a professional boxer and a multiple world champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname "The Real Deal". Holyfield won the bronze medal in the Light Heavyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics after a controversial disqualification in the semifinal. He is the only boxer to win the heavyweight title four times.

By 1992, Holyfield was already a household name, announcing multiple products on television, such as Coca Cola and Diet Coke. He also had a video game released for the Sega Genesis and the Sega Game Gear: Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing. After his conversion, he started professing his Christianity everywhere, reminding the public before and after his fights that he is a born-again Christian.

Holyfield's popularity has led to numerous television appearances for the boxer. His first television show appearance was the Christmas special of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1990, playing himself. In 2005, Holyfield came in fifth place on ABC's Dancing with the Stars with his partner Edyta Sliwinska. He also made an appearance on the original BBC Strictly Come Dancing "Champion of Champions" showdown, which featured the final four teams from the 2005 edition of the British series, plus two celebrities from spinoff versions, paired with British professional dancers, one featuring Holyfield paired with Karen Hardy, and Rachel Hunter paired with Brendan Cole. Holyfield also had minor roles in three movies during the 1990s, Summer of Sam, Necessary Roughness, and Blood Salvage (which he also produced). He made a guest appearance on Nickelodeon's Figure It Out during its third season in 1994. He appeared once in an episode of Phineas and Ferb. In the episode he is an animated character but the producers wanted to make the most of Holyfield's ear, so his animated character was only given half an ear.




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Olympians are the best at what they do. Dedication, training as well as going above and beyond to represent their respective countries. The booking agents at AthletePromotions can easily assist with booking Evander Holyfield speaking engagements or appearances from some of the top Olympic gold medalists. We have years of experience in booking Olympic athletes for VIP Meet & Greets, keynote speeches and autograph signings. Hiring a Olympian like Evander Holyfield is a very easy process. Our team can provide fees, availability and all costs associated in bringing out an Olympian to your next big corporate event. We can easily find Evander Holyfield’s agent to make your next event the best it can be.  A Evander Holyfield appearance will be sure to reward your company’s employees, customers and clients. Most likely, Olympic fans and corporations can find Evander Holyfield's official website, charity involvement, Twitter account, representation, publicist and management info at www.Evander Holyfield.com.

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Boxing Legends Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson Make Appearance on 'Larry King Now'

Posted on 20 October 2013 | 2:15 pm

mike-tyson-evander-holyfield16 years ago the world watched as Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield's ear during a WBA Heavyweight Championship fight at MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. On October 17 the two boxers were together once again when they appeared together on Ora TV's "Larry King Now." In the interview Tyson admitted his actions in the ring that night were wrong, and the two fighters said they had long since...[Read More]

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