Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield, 4th September 1991, New York, SCARCE official press conference credential for their cancelled fight SIGNED and INSCRIBED (Psalm) Phil 4:13 by Evander Holyfield. Measurng 3 1/2" x 3".
The cancelled Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield bout should have taken place on 8th November 1991, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, but fell through at the last minute due to lnjury and legal issues with Mike Tyson.
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Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield II
Evander Holyfield was born in Atmore, Alabama. 19th October 1962. Holyfield won his first 10 professional fights, the 11th he fought against the vastly experienced Dwight Muhammed Qwawi. After taking a hammering in the first few rounds, Holyfield battled back to steal a spit decision. He defended the title four times adding the IBF and WBC cruiserweight titles to his collection. He then concentrated on a diet and fitness programme and made his first debut as a solid 15 stone heavyweight in 1988 with a victory over James “Quick” Tillis.
Holyfield then had spectacular victories against Michael Dokes, Adilson Rodriques and Alex Stewart. On the 25th October 1990 he beat “Buster” Douglas in Las Vegas.
Holyfield lost the title in a brutally exciting 12 rounder with Riddick Bowe, then beat Bowe in a rematch only to lose it to Michael Moorer, when apparently sick with a heart complaint.
Bowe stopped him in another gruelling fight in November 1995, but this intensely and spiritual man rose from the ashes of his career and dethroned Tyson. In 1999 he drew and lost to Lennox Lewis and even today he is still searching to reclaim and become the undisputed World heavyweight champion.