Evan Holyfield started his career with seven consecutive victories, five of which were knockout rounds. On Saturday night, Evan Holyfield returned to the game to play against Jamel Hee Shakur Stevenson. Lin played against Charles Stanford on the hole cards of the titled event.
Holyfield, son of legendary boxer Evand Holyfield, took a little more time than a round to win another powerful knockout.
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Holyfield swept Stanford with a left uppercut, allowing him to be open to the subsequent right hand, ending the junior welterweight game, and allowing Holyfield’s hometown of Atlanta fans to stand up. Holyfield has reached the third round in only two of the eight games of his career.
Evan Holyfield attended and celebrated in the front row because his son kept a perfect record. Evand recently returned to the ring as part of the Triller card, losing to former UFC light heavyweight champion Vito Belfort in the knockout rounds, which could destroy any remaining hope for a trilogy battle with Mike Tyson.
Holyfield is one of the two boxing royals on the card. Mohamed Ali’s grandson, Nico Ali Walsh, will also participate in the competition, playing a middleweight match with James Westley II on the main card of the game.