About Evander Holyfield
It has been announced that Evander Holyfield net worth has an estimate of 1 million dollars. The main source of his net worth is his boxing career which accumulated the overall amount of Evander Holyfield net worth which the athlete has today. Born in 1962, Evander Holyfield is also known as “The Real Deal” in the sports industry. He has won many World Championships in divisions of heavyweight and cruiserweight. In Summer Olympic Games which took place in 1984, Evander Holyfield won the Bronze Medal in the division of light heavyweight. He debuted as a professional boxer when being only 21 years old.
In 1985, Evander Holyfield started competing in the division of cruiserweight. He won his first match in 1986 when he defeated his opponent Dwight Muhammad Qawi. After that, he won Lineal, WBC and IBF titles when defeating his opponents Carlos de Leon and Ricky Parkey. Thus, with winning so many titles, Evander Holyfield was named the Undisputed Champion in the division of Cruiserweight. It also added a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Evander Holyfield net worth.
In 1988, he started competing in the heavyweight division. In 1990 he won against Buster Douglas and received a lot of titles such as Lineal, The Ring, WBA, WBC and IBF. In addition, Evander Holyfield won matches against a lot of other important and famous boxers including Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, George Foreman, Michael Dokes and John Ruiz.
One of the most important things about Evander Holyfield is that he was the World Champion in the Heavyweight division for four times when winning in 1990, 1993, 1996 and 2000.
Talking about his losses, in 1992 he had his first loss against Riddick Bowe. However, in 1993 Evander Holyfield had a fight against Riddick Bowe again and gained back his title. However, in 1994 Evander Holyfield suffered another loss when fighting against Michael Moorer.
In 1994 Evander Holyfield had to retire but came back into boxing after one year. In 1996 he participated in the match against Mike Tyson and won against him. In winning against Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield won the title of WBA which also increased Evander Holyfield net worth a lot. In addition, the fight between the two was named the fight of the year and also the upset of the year, according to the Ring Magazine. Thus, coming back to the boxing was really successful for the Champion.