Evander Holyfield is a retired American professional boxer born in 1962 in Atmore, Alabama. Holyfield won a bronze medal as a light heavyweight in the 1984 Summer Olympics. He turned professional in 1985 and won the WBA Cruiserweight Title in 1985. In 1988, he won the Unified World Heavyweight Championship by defeating Buster Douglas. Some of Holyfield’s other notable victories were against Mike Tyson, Riddick Bowe, Ray Mercer, Michael Moorer, and Michael Dokes. He retired in 2012 with 44 wins and 10 losses.
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