Evan Holyfield Returns Feb. 8
At Hard Rock Daytona Beach
Evan “Yung Holy” Holyfield’s next fight will take place at
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona on Saturday, February 8, it was
announced today by Main Events and Christy Martin
Holyfield will fight once again at junior middleweight.
Holyfield announced himself to the professional boxing world
on the Canelo-Kovalev November 2 fight card at MGM Grand
with a spectacular seventeen second stoppage (TKO 1).
His second fight took place in Houston on November 23,
stopping his opponent with a vicious body shot (KO 4).
Evan Holyfield (2-0, 2 KOs) raised in Atlanta now living and
training in Houston and son of Four-Time World Heavyweight
Champion Evander Holyfield, has this to say: “I'm so
grateful that I'm able to spend the holidays with my family
reflecting on the incredible year I've had. I'm truly
blessed. And I can't wait to get back in the ring on
February 8! The boxing world better get ready because 2020
is the start of my decade!”
Christy Martin: “Christy Martin Promotions and The Hard Rock
Hotel Daytona Beach are very excited for the opportunity to
work with Main Events to introduce Evan Holyfield to boxing
fans in Central Florida,”
Kathy Duva, Main Events CEO: “This is a great opportunity
for Evan to continue the progress he's been making as a pro
and to be introduced to a new audience in Florida. I'm also
thrilled to be working with Christy Martin on this fight,
especially since we are both being inducted into the Hall of
Fame in 2020!”
The event will be live streamed via Facebook and YouTube on
Payne Boxing Television channels. More information will
become available as we get close to the event.