Evan Holyfield | Knuckle Up with Mike Orr | Talkin Fight
EPISODE: Episode 20
Today Mike profiles Evan Holyfield, an American professional boxer. He is the son of former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield.
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Hello sports fans, boxing fans around the world, welcome to another episode of talk and fight knuckle up featuring mike orr f4, and we’re here today to tell you all about evan holyfield, the son of former boxing heavyweight champ evander holyfield, who had a tremendous weekend right.
What a tremendous weekend coming up both men did.
Oh definitely, definitely both men did um.
I doubt i definitely watched the fight i was down.
We were doing a watching live on, talking fight, uh, which was really successful.
All the fans out there that tuned in and stayed with us and commented through the entire evening uh thanks much respect, much love.
We got to watch um evan holyfield, the son of evander holyfield um, come through with a brilliant victory.
Uh, you know: wasn’t our knockout of the week uh.
Definitely we did mention him on our knockout uh not go to the week award sunday show because um yeah man, a lot of people, thought that this kid you know hearing him back when we talked about him.
A couple months ago, just hey oh evan, holyfield! Oh, you know, son of the legend evander.
Oh, what’s he gon na do he’s on the small promotions.
Now look he’s.
You know big time naming headlights on main events, man, big big time television.
You know televised promotions, uh, you know he’s now sporting a record of uh.
What is uh eight known out with six knockouts.
You know he’s moved up the ranks in the us he’s now: 49th out of 245 in the super welter division and he’s now ranked 335th out of 1566 worldwide, and you know what for a career.
That’S now, you know just started back in 2019.
It’S great this kid man he’s uh, you know he’s six, two.
Seventy four and a half inch reach.
You know he’s kind of built like his dad.
You know he’s got those long, leggy arms and he definitely knows how to use him.
He’S got good power behind his shots.
You know this kid he’s the middle child of the holyfield children, um evan amassed over amateur 80 fights, including semifinals for the us team.
Um he’s a junior middleweight uh he’s a boxer puncher with lightning fast speed and hard hitting power.
This is this is we saw you know? Definitely we.
It was a great example of it on the weekend.
Guys go out check out that fight man, you’re gon na love.
It uh actually check out the entire card man.
The card with the card was awesome uh.
There might be well for me because we we watched it live and we had to pay for this uh.
There was a ton of commercial breaks because uh it kept ending in kos man, it kept ending and people going to sleep which made for a wonderful, wonderful uh.
You know pay-per-view event, i was, i was ecstatic um, our our friend, our friend uh who’s, been on the show many times, uh haven, brady jr ended up with a unanimous decision uh in his uh.
Fourth, now uh fourth victory, so he improves to 4-0, which is great, but on that card evan holyfield came through.
You know, lightning, fast speed.
The kid can box, definitely um.
You know he was born in atlanta.
He is the middle child of 11 total children that evander holyfield has fathered uh.
He has his younger brother elijah uh holyfield is a running back for the cincinnati bengals of the national football league and the holy feel holyfield is represented professionally by the uh othello group.
Uh sports agency, based out of connecticut, so you know he’s uh – he’s, definitely got the right backing.
We know that father’s there um, you know, he’s he’s, got a great boxing career man, uh he’s trained, he’s teamed up with uh maurice termite watkins as his trainer manager.
Um and after 61, 5 and 2, with 42 knockout professional boxing career termite, headed to iraq, to work as an exterminator for the military camps and while serving in baghdad, he formed an iraq olympic boxing team.
Watkins now runs fighter nation boxing gym in houston and works with more than 200 young fighters, so he definitely has um.
You know the right team behind him and uh.
You know what, with a name like holyfield, you got a target on your back.
You either got to perform and when you do perform, you got to perform in a fashion.
That is spectacular because you got to live up to that name, and you know what he is doing.
The holy field – name great greatness man he’s coming through he’s a young, amateur and he’s starting to climb through these ranks and he’s starting to show us what he’s got.
And you know what only time will tell if he uh eventually dorms the same kind of respect and goal that his father once wore we’ll see what happens um.
You know it’s it’s all in due time, but uh.
You know he is a young fighter uh.
He is showing lots of lots of promise.
You know eight, no, six knockouts kid’s only 24 years old and uh, you know he’s got he’s, got his whole career ahead of him and uh.
You know what come on.
You got a famous dad, it’s not like.
I don’t think we’re ever not gon na hear about evan holyfield.
I think he’s gon na be uh talked about in boxing in the division for for years to come.
In so guys you heard it here: man, evan holyfield, the son of evander holyfield.
You know what man he’s looking like he’s.
Looking like the real deal, man coming through with these wonderful victories, guys check out that card on saturday find it stream it pay, for it beg your friends to show it to you check it out.
Man you’re gon na love, it you heard it here.
It’S monday, we got a great week lined up for you here on knuckle up.
Graham, i know i know you’ve heard about it.
We’Ve got uh fly mike marshall uh, coming in the studio tomorrow for an interview.
Uh heavyweight just uh was on that big card uh that big heavyweight card the fury card uh he was the opening match, can’t wait to get him in the studio.
I believe he’s going to be our first active heavyweight uh interview on knuckle up, so i’m stoked for that uh wednesday.
We got david alverdeen coming back into the studio uh.
We had him in there shortly he’s coming off a wonderful ko victory.
Uh we’re gon na talk to him about the way.
The way you finish, man and uh, he definitely finished uh with a wonderful body, shot a rip and body shot.
Just like the ones.
You like, graham that uh that put people down real hard yeah.
It’S a great it’s a great uh, great shot man, i’m gon na get him to bring some personal videos so that we can actually show it show this finish and show all the people out there.
This is how you finish your opponents.
Uh thursday, thursday uh we’ve had we’ve just confirmed that we’re gon na have brandon derod coming in uh uk fighter.
That was sitting on the uh sitting on the sidelines for a couple of years.
There, due to management and uh promotion issues and now has got his career back underway and uh.
You know what it’s uh, it’s back underway in good fashion and uh on the right foot, so we’re gon na have him in on thursday, darad darrod brendan darrod, yes, and then friday we have cody crowley come back.
Uh he’s he’s made sure that his training uh his training is gon na stay where it’s at uh.
You know, but exactly when the coach tells you that sparring is moved now to one o’clock, uh, there’s nothing.
You could do about it.
Man, the coach says it.
You got ta do it, because without that there would be no interview, man, you, like you’re training.
We get that so we got a big week here.
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