Evander Holyfield Speaks at Canastota 2017
Jun 12 2017 11:53 PM

Evander Holyfield Speaks at Canastota 2017 – Saturday, June 10th saw the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York hosting their annual induction ceremonies. This year’s class was headlined by former cruiserweight and heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield.

Holyfield enters the HOF with a career mark of 44-10-2 and with a resume that includes some of the most memorable matches in the past 30 years. Several of his opponents that have preceded him into the IBHOF such as Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, and Riddick Bowe cannot completely tell their stories without mentioning the name of Holyfield who may go down as purely the toughest of them all.

Holyfield came to national attention at the 1984 Olympic Games where he came home with a bronze medal and he did not stop boxing until May of 2011. His nicknames include “Commander Evander” and “The Real Deal” and he can now be called “Hall of Famer” as well. Congratulations to Evander Holyfield, and thank you to him as well.

 

 

Evander Holyfield Speaks at Canastota 2017

In this short TBC segment our roving cameraman Marcelino Castillo captured the moments when Holyfield took the stage to address the induction ceremony crowd.

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