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Holyfield bravado has familiar comeback ring

Evander Holyfield, at 43, always has something to prove when he steps into the ring Friday in Dallas. The voluble former heavyweight champ airs out with MaxBoxing.

Originally Published: August 16, 2006
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

"They told me I wouldn't beat Dwight Muhammad Qawi, but I did it. They told me I wouldn't be the heavyweight champ of the world, that I wouldn't beat Buster Douglas. 'Evander Holyfield's a nice guy, but when Buster Douglas hits him one time, that's it.' I hit Buster Douglas and that was it. Then they said Douglas was fat, he was this and that, but it wasn't up to me to keep Buster in shape; that ain't my business." -- Evander Holyfield

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