Tag Archives: Evander Holyfield

Random Thoughts on PEDs Cheats, Dithering Referees and More

Ranked No. 1 by both the WBA and WBO, totally dominated David Price, the former contender from England, en route to a fifth-round stoppage.

David Price: One Punch from the Big Time

Only at heavyweight is the impossible dream of eternal sporting resurrection possible. They threw money at the corpse of Mike […]

Joseph Parker and His Trainer Kevin Barry are Joined at the Hip

New Zealand’s Joseph Parker, the WBO world heavyweight champion, challenges WBA/IBF belts-holder Anthony Joshua on March 31 at 78,000-seat Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales

The Cruiserweight Division is Hot, But For How Long?

Caesars Sports Pavilion in Las Vegas. (The WBO, which came into existence in 1988, did not crown its first cruiser champ, Boone Pultz, until Dec. 3, 1989.)

Andrew Tabiti Isn’t Your Typical High Grade Cruiserweight

These are exciting times for the cruiserweight division. The talent pool has never been deeper. From a global perspective, there has never been a cruiserweight fight

Holyfield’s Card in Philly a Blast From the Past, Not a Glimpse of the Future

The Real Deal Boxing’s introductory road show rolled into Philadelphia Friday night and rolled right out again, having provided fight […]

Holyfield is Still Tinkering as the Head of his own Promotional Company

Don King and Bob Arum, the two aging representatives of old-school boxing promotion ostensibly met with the media to discuss

Ringside in Providence with Evander Holyfield: Toka TKOs Moralde

PROVIDENCE,​ ​R.I.​ ​—​ ​Forgive​ ​me​ ​if​ ​this​ ​strikes​ ​you​ ​as​ ​fake​ ​news​ ​or​ ​even​ ​a​ ​true​ ​form​ ​of​ ​divine providence,​ […]

Trainer Talk: Don Turner Reflects on His Days With Evander and “Krusher”

“I want to ask you a question,” Don Turner said in his slight rasp, as he finished reminiscing about moving to New York in 1959 and watching

Prominent Trainer Ronnie Shields Reflects on a Life in Boxing

Ronnie Shields never thought boxing would be his life. After a stalwart amateur career consisting of over 260 bouts and […]