The Marine and judge who became boxing’s greatest ref, keeping Tyson in line

April this year marked 60 years since one of boxing’s most recognisable characters made his debut in the sport. In Reno, Nevada, a man by the name Mills Lane made his way to the ring for his fight with Artie Cox on 7 April, 1961. It was the start of a long professional association with […]

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Lewis backs legends returning – but asks questions about Holyfield ‘exhibition’

Legendary boxer Lennox Lewis insists the comebacks of fellow heavyweight icons Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson are good for boxing. The former champion, who beat both Holyfield and Tyson in his prime, has so far ignored any temptation to get back in the ring, despite various rumours. Mikey Williams/Top Rank Lewis was part of an […]

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Holyfield admits TKO loss to Belfort was ‘sad’, but he still wants Tyson

As many expected, the main event of Triller’s show with Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort had a sad conclusion. Holyfield, who is 59 next month, was beaten in the first round bt Belfort after the referee was forced to step in. Twitter: @trillerfight It was sad to see a legend like Evander Holyfield out of […]

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Boxing fans terrified for Evander Holyfield after watching 58-year-old workout

Evander Holyfield is looking to defy time itself when he gets in the ring this Saturday. The Real Deal, 58, gets back in the ring after just over 10 years away to take on former UFC star Vitor Belfort. @evanderholyfield on IG Evander Holyfield is 220lbs and almost a mirror of his prime shape Holyfield, […]

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Holyfield v Belfort date: start time, live stream, undercard and how to watch

The headline fight between boxing Hall of Famer Evander Holyfield and former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort is just days away after a change to the card. Triller’s Fight Club returns for a card of intriguing and tantalising match-ups with The Real Deal up against The Phenom. Getty Images – Getty Mike Tyson infamously […]

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De La Hoya in hospital with COVID as Holyfield tipped to face ex-UFC champion

Oscar De La Hoya confirmed he was in hospital receiving treatment after testing positive for coronavirus. The boxing legend was due to come out of retirement to face former UFC champion Vitor Belfort on September 11. Twitter – @OscarDeLaHoya De La Hoya posted a video from his hospital bed That bout will no longer be […]

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Holyfield teases Tyson trilogy fight – ‘This time we fighting’

Evander Holyfield has teased he has agreed a trilogy fight with Mike Tyson – though fans are conscious it could be an April fools joke. The heavyweight legends were involved in two incredible battles in 1996 and 1997, the second of which became known as the ‘Bite Fight’ when Tyson famously chewed off a chunk of Holyfield’s ear on […]

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Tyson ‘misspoke’ when he said Holyfield fight was on, Holyfield responds with message

Mike Tyson proudly stated last week that he would meet his old rival Evander Holyfield once again in a trilogy exhibition fight on May 29. However, his representatives have now clarified this is actually unlikely to be the case. Joe Scarnici/Triller Tyson came back and fought an exhibition with Roy Jones Jr The heavyweight legends were involved […]

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Tyson announces date for Holyfield fight to rubbish claims he rejected $25m deal

Mike Tyson has confirmed a trilogy fight with fellow boxing legend Evander Holyfield will take place on May 29 to dismiss claims that talks between the famous rivals had collapsed. The heavyweight icons were involved in two incredible battles in 1996 and 1997, when Tyson famously bit off a chunk of Holyfield’s ear on his way to disqualification. […]

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