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On This Date In Sports History November 6,1993…

It was on this date in 1993 that Atlanta native Evander Holyfield recaptured the WBA and IBF heavyweight championships from Riddick Bowe at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. The fight was temporarily stopped in the […]

11/06/2012

24 Oct 1996 Evander Holyfield lands a right punch during the fight against James Buster Douglas. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell /Allsport

The Sports Kings: Holyfield vs Douglas Flashback October 25 1990

Evander Holyfield had been promised a title shot against Mike Tyson in 1990. Before that fight could occur, in what many consider to be the biggest upset in boxing history, relatively unknown boxer, 29-year old, […]

10/25/2012

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The Sports Kings: Former Champ Thought He Could Escape Eviction

Former Heavyweight Champion of the World Evander Holyfield had always figured he would escape the day he would lose his 54,000 square-foot mansion. But that day came last week when a Fayette County deputy knocked […]

07/17/2012

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Holyfield Mansion Sold

Fayetteville, Ga. (WAOK-AJC)- After making more than $200 million during his boxing career former heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield has sold his Fayette County mansion. According to a senior advisor, TMZ reports that Holyfield sold the […]

WAOK-AM–06/09/2012

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The Sports Kings: Why Athletes Go Broke…

Every couple of years we hear about professional athletes that have grossed millions on top of millions in their profession declaring for bankruptcy. Warren Sapp, Mark Brunell, Deuce McAllister, Chris McAllister, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2012

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Sports Kings Update:The Dawgs Run Wild On Signing Day!!!

  Sic’em Dawgs Sic’em!!! Yesterday was National Signing Day and The Georgia Bulldogs finished with the sixth-best recruiting class according to ESPN.com.  The Bulldogs grabbed the three best high school recruits out of the state […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2011

Atlanta's Heavyweight Champ Returns to Ring Nov.5th!!!

47 year old Heavyweight Champ is set to on November 5th!!!

08/12/2010