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Evander Holyfield

Fight-by-Fight Career Record

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44 Wins, 10 Losses, 2 Draw, 1 No Contest, 29 Knockouts

1984
Nov. 15 -- Lionel Byarm, New York, W 6

1985
Jan. 20 -- Eric Winbush, Atlantic City, W 6
Mar. 13 -- Freddie Brown, Norfolk, Virginia, KO 1
Apr. 20 -- Mark Rivera, Corpus Christi, Texas, KO 2
July 20 -- Tyrone Booze, Norfolk, Virginia, W 8
Aug. 29 -- Rick Myers, Atlanta, KO 1
Oct. 30 -- Jeff Meachem, Atlantic City, KO 5
Dec. 21 -- Anthony Davis, Virginia Beach, Virginia, KO 4

1986
Mar. 1 -- Chisanda Mutti, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, KO 3
Apr. 6 -- Jesse Shelby, Corpus Christi, Texas, KO 3
May 28 -- Terry Mims, Metairie, Louisiana, KO 5
July 20 -- Dwight Qawi, Atlanta, W 15
(Captured WBA cruiserweight title)
Dec. 8 -- Michael Brothers, Paris, KO 3

1987
Feb. 14 -- Henry Tillman, Reno, Nevada, TKO 7
(Retained WBA cruiserweight title)
May 15 -- Rickey Parkey, Las Vegas, TKO 3
(Unified WBA and IBF crusierweight titles)
Aug. 15 -- Ossie Ocasio, St. Tropez, France, TKO 11
(Retained WBA and IBF cruiserweight titles)
Dec. 4 -- Dwight Qawi, Atlantic City, TKO 4
(Retained WBA and IBF cruiserweight titles)

1988
Apr. 9 -- Carlos DeLeon, Las Vegas, TKO 8
(Captured undisputed cruiserweight title)
July 16 -- James Tillis, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, KO 8
Dec. 9 -- Pinklon Thomas, Atlantic City, TKO 7

1989
Mar. 11 -- Michael Dokes, Las Vegas, TKO 10
July 15 -- Adilson Rodrigues, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, KO 2
Nov. 4 -- Alex Stewart, Atlantic City, TKO 8

1990
June 1 -- Seamus McDonagh, Atlantic City, TKO 4
Oct. 25 -- Buster Douglas, Las Vegas, KO 3
(Captured undisputed world heavyweight title)

1991
Apr. 19 -- George Foreman, Atlantic City, W 12
(Retained undisputed world heavyweight title)
Nov. 23 -- Bert Cooper, Atlanta, TKO 7
(Retained undisputed world heavyweight title)

1992
Jun. 19 -- Larry Holmes, Las Vegas, W 12
(Retained undisputed world heavyweight title)
Nov. 13 -- Riddick Bowe, Las Vegas, L 12
(Lost undisputed world heavyweight title)

1993
June 26 -- Alex Stewart, Atlantic City, W 12
Nov. 6 -- Riddick Bowe, Las Vegas, W 12
(Regained WBA and IBF heavyweight titles)

1994
Apr. 22 -- Michael Moorer, Las Vegas, L 12
(Lost WBA and IBF heavyweight titles)

1995
May 20 -- Ray Mercer, Atlantic City, W 10
Nov. 4 -- Riddick Bowe, Las Vegas, TKO by 8

1996
May 10 -- Bobby Czyz, New York City, TKO 6
Nov. 9 -- Mike Tyson, Las Vegas, KO 11
(Regained WBA heavyweight title)

1997
June 28 -- Mike Tyson, Las Vegas, W DQ 3
(Retained WBA heavyweight title)
Nov. 8 -- Michael Moorer, Las Vegas, TKO 8
(Unified IBF and WBA heavyweight titles)

1998
Sep. 19 -- Vaughn Bean, Atlanta, W 12
(Retained IBF heavyweight title)

1999
Mar. 13 -- Lennox Lewis, New York, D 12
(Retained IBF and WBA heavyweight titles)
Nov. 13 -- Lennox Lewis, Las Vegas, L 12
(Lost IBF and WBA heavyweight titles)

2000
Aug. 12 -- John Ruiz, Las Vegas, W 12
(Regained WBA heavyweight title)

2001
March 3 -- John Ruiz, Las Vegas, L 12
(Lost WBA heavyweight title)
Dec. 15 -- John Ruiz, Mashantucket, CT, D 12
(For WBA heavyweight title)

2002
June 1 -- Hasim Rahman, Atlantic City, W Tech Dec 8
Dec. 14 -- Chris Byrd, Atlantic City, L 12
(For IBF heavyweight title)

2003
Oct. 4 -- James Toney, Las Vegas, TKO by 9

2004
Nov. 13 -- Larry Donald, New York, L 12

2005
INACTIVE

2006
Aug. 18 -- Jeremy Bates, Dallas, TX, TKO 2 *RECAP*
Nov. 10 -- Fres Oquendo, San Antonio, TX, W 12 *RECAP*

2007
Mar. 17 -- Vinny Maddalone, Corpus Christi, TX, TKO 3 *RECAP*
June 30 -- Lou Savarese, El Paso, TX, W 10 *RECAP*
Oct. 13 -- Sultan Ibragimov, Moscow, Russia, L 12 *RECAP*
(For WBO Heavyweight Title)

2008
Dec. 20 -- Nicolay Valuev, Zurich, Switzerland, L 12 *RECAP*
(For WBA Heavyweight Title)

2009
*INACTIVE*

2010
04-10 -- Francois Botha, Las Vegas, NV, TKO 8 *RECAP*

2011
01-22 -- Sherman Williams, White Sulphur Springs, WV, NC 3 *RECAP*
05-07 -- Brian Nielsen, Copenhagen, Denmark, TKO 10

Evander Holyfield Date of Birth: Oct. 19, 1962

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