Evander Holyfield announces return to boxing as he follows Mike Tyson lead

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Evander Holyfield’s return to the ring has raised the prospect of a dream fight with his rival Mike Tyson who is also making a comeback.

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Evander Holyfield announces a comeback following Mike Tyson’s return. (Reuters)

Former American professional boxer Evander Holyfield vouched to make a ringside return, after retiring from the sport in 2011. The four-time world heavyweight champion will compete in bouts for charity campaign Unite 4 Our Fight.

“The moment you’ve all been waiting for…. The Champ is back,” he tweeted.

“I’d like to announce that I will be making a comeback to the ring.I will be fighting in exhibition matches for a great cause. I’m training to promote a charity that’s very close to me. Our #Unite4OurFight campaign aims to provide students the resources they need for emotional development and education,” it further read.

Evander Holyfield

@holyfield

Are you ready? The moment you’ve all been waiting for…
The Champ is back! 🥊 I’d like to announce that I will be making a comeback to the ring. I will be fighting in exhibition matches for a great cause: .

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Holyfield’s return to the ring has raised the prospect of a dream match with his rival Mike Tyson, who announced that he is making a surprise return to the boxing ring for a four-round exhibition fight.

The latter recently stated that he is planning to compete in charity events and also shared a video of him training.

Mike Tyson

@MikeTyson

I’m a Bad Boy for Life. Watch now on DVD Blueray @realmartymar

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The 53-year-old claims to be in the best shape of his life.

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