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Holyfield, set to make $5 million, sees lots of green

Updated: December 6, 2002, 6:08 PM ET
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Evander Holyfield's current role of guinea pig could result in a recurring role of cash cow.

Holyfield and Chris Byrd spoke via teleconference Friday, eight days before they bring opposite styles to Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City for the vacant IBF heavyweight title.

On Nov. 7, the two were hand-picked to fight for the belt by promoter Don King. On the same day, the bombastic King also announced a bout between light heavyweight champion Roy Jones Jr. and WBA ...

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