- Evander Holyfield has announced his return to the ring
- The ex-heavyweight king will be involved in exhibition matches
- Holyfield and Tyson had a famous rivalry in the early 90's
Evander Holyfield is following in the footsteps of his one-time rival Mike Tyson as he announces his sensational return into the ring.
The 57-year-old former undisputed heavyweight says he will contest in exhibition fights for #Unite4OurFight campaign, which aims to provide students the resources they need for emotional development and education.
Holyfield TMZ Sports: “The Champ is back, I’d like to announce that I will be making a comeback to the ring.
“I will be fighting in exhibition matches for a great cause."
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Holyfield's last professional fight was against Brian Nelsen in 2011, where he recorded a knockout victory over the Danish fighter.
The Real Deal who officially retired three years ago was famously known for his feud with Tyson in the course of two fights.
Holyfield recorded an eleventh round stoppage of Tyson in the first and the second match ended in an ear-biting incident that got the Baddest Man on the Planet disqualified.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Donald Trump is the latest personality to comment on Mike Tyson's incredible training skills after the video clip surfaced on social media.
The Baddest Man on the Planet showed tremendous speed and frightening punch power as he prepares for an exhibition bout to help raise funds for charity.
And the United States president wasted no time in reacting to the video of the former undisputed heavyweight king.
"Keep punching Mike!," Trump said on his official Twitter handle.
Legit.ng also reported that Mike Tyson for once has responded with humility if he could knock out Deontay Wilder in his prime.
The Bronze Bomber had bragged about the idea of putting the former undisputed heavyweight king on the canvass despite his tremendous form back in the 80s.
"Me vs Tyson in '86, I'd kick the hell outta that guy," he told TMZ in 2018.
"Listen, I've got to keep it real. I know people always go back to the old school or look at the new school and there's no school where I'm not No 1 on Earth."
And the Baddest Man on the Planet has responded to claims that he was not sure if the former WBC champion would have defeated him.
But the 53-year-old boxing legend admired his fellow American's tenacity over the claim that he made two years ago.
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