Evan Holyfield is an American boxer born in Houston, Texas. He has lived in Atlanta, Georgia since he was 3 years old. He boxed as an amateur for 9 years with a diverse resume of national tournament accolades. He is currently signed with Main Events boxing promotion company.
He fights super welterweight at 154 pounds. As a kid, his father former 5x heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield, had a boxing ring inside of his home and Evan learned how to box at the age of 8.
When Evan isn’t in the boxing ring he likes to volunteer with the youth by promoting boxing clinics to encourage the youth to stay fit and healthy, skateboarding, playing video games, or listening to music.
Evan has a dream to be the first father and son boxing champions to be in the Boxing Hall of Fame together. He has envisioned himself as a world boxing champion since he was 12 years old. From trainers to conditioning coaches to boxing peers, they have all said the same thing, he is a hard worker, focused, and someone they look up to as a friend and motivator. His competitiveness and work ethic stems from his father’s rule of thumb as well as Evan’s upbringing. Never let anyone outwork you. Get up, get dressed and always challenge yourself to be your very best.
Holyfield made his professional debut on November 2, 2019, on the undercard of Canelo Álvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Paradise, Nevada. He scored a technical knockout (TKO) victory against Nick Wenstead at 16 seconds in the first round. As of May 2021, Holyfield is undefeated at 6-0 in his professional career.