Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Evander Holyfield is a legend in the sport of boxing. He is one of the greatest boxers in heavyweight history. Holyfield, who goes by the monikers, 'The Warrior' and 'The Real Deal,' started his professional boxing career in the cruiserweight division. After dominating the cruiserweight division, Holyfield moved up to the heavyweight division. In the 27 years of his active professional boxing career, he was a force to be reckoned with in both divisions.

Evander Holyfield: Record

Holyfield has a magnificent professional boxing record of 44-10-2 (W-L-D), with a total no. of 29 victories coming via T/KO. 'The Warrior' is a former two-division champion. He was the WBA, IBF, and WBC cruiserweight champion and the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight champion. 

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'The Warrior' has defeated several of the greatest heavyweight boxers in history, such as Buster Douglas, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Riddick Bowe, Michael Moorer, Mike Tyson, and the list goes on. 

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 9: Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson fight for the WBA Heavyweight tittle at the MGM Grand Garden on November 9, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Holyfield won the fight with a TKO in the 11th round. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Holyfield has had his fair share of rivalries. However, the ones against Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis were some of the greatest in boxing history. 

Holyfield vs. Tyson 1 took place on November 9, 1996, where 'The Warrior' claimed an upset eleventh-round TKO victory over 'Iron Mike.' Infamously known as 'The Bite' fight aka 'The Bite of 97,' Holyfield vs. Tyson 2 took place a year later, on June 28, 1997. Their rematch concluded with Tyson biting off Holyfield's ear, which resulted in a disqualification victory for 'The Warrior.' 

Meanwhile, his rivalry with Lennox Lewis didn't have the same outcome as Tyson. Holyfield vs. Lewis 1 concluded in a split decision draw, while Holyfield suffered a unanimous decision loss in their rematch. Now, Holyfield has squashed his beef with Tyson and Lewis and is good friends with them.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 22: (L-R) Former Heavyweight Champions Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield are honored prior to the Heavyweight bout for Wilder's WBC and Fury's lineal heavyweight title between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

His last professional boxing bout was against Brian Nielsen on May 7, 2011, where 'The Warrior' claimed a tenth-round TKO victory. In his boxing comeback, Holyfield will aim to defeat another legend in Vitor Belfort on September 11, 2021.

Besides his illustrious professional boxing career, 'The Warrior' also had a well-accomplished amateur career. Holyfield is the Bronze medalist of the 1984 Olympics in the light heavyweight division.

Evander Holyfield: Net Worth 2021

The former undisputed two-division champion, Holyfield, made a fortune during his professional boxing career. 'The Warrior' approximately earned over $230 million without even adjusting for inflation. As per Forbes, Holyfield was ranked 14th on the highest-paid athlete's list of 1995. 

However, because of several unknown reasons, he lost most of his fortunes. In 2008, Holyfield even lost his longtime house, his 109-room mansion, to foreclosure. He had to put his house in an auction, where the well-known rapper, Rick Ross, bought the 109-room mansion.

As of September 2021, Holyfield has a Net Worth of over $1 Million, as per the Celebrity Net Worth.

Evander Holyfield: Endorsements 2021

The heavyweight legend has had many endorsements and sponsorships throughout his career. He especially endorsed tons of products in commercials for Coca-Cola and Diet Coke. 

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'The Warrior' also featured in a video game for Sega Genesis: "Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing." He also released a line of cooking products, Real Deal Grill, via infomercials back in 2007. 

How to contact Evander Holyfield?

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Nickname'The Warrior,' 'The Real Deal'
Age58 years
BornOctober 19, 1962
CountryUSA
Height6'2"
DivisionHeavyweight
Reach78"
Record44-10-2
Active Win Streak2
AchievementsFormer Two-Division Undisputed Champion, Olympic Bronze Medalist
Net Worth$1 million
EndorsementsCoca Cola, Diet Coke
PartnerNA
Marital StatusDivorced
KidsEleven

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