Holyfield Will Fight Valuev, And he Means It ... Anybody Want A Peanut? Of course Andre the Giant comes to mind when we find out that Evander Holyfield, age 46, has an agreement to fight 7-foot-2 Russian WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev, on December 20th in Zurich, Switzerland. But I draw more of a comparison to Hulk Hogan in Rocky III. "To all my love slaves out there: Thunderlips is here. In the flesh, baby. The ultimate male versus the ultimate meatball! Ha ha ha." There goes Holyfield over the turnbuckle! Then, at Holyfield's age, perhaps this is all more like Rocky VI. Holyfield Will Fight Russian 'Giant' Valuev [San Francisco Examiner]