Buster Douglas Shocked The World, And Then He Got Fat And Happy

25 years ago today, Buster Douglas shocked the world and knocked out Mike Tyson, becoming the heavyweight champion of the world. This profile appeared in Sports Illustrated three years later, after Douglas had lost his title to Evander Holyfield. It has been reprinted here with the author's permission. » 2/11/15 1:40pm 2/11/15 1:40pm

Three Kings: Tyson, Holyfield, And Hopkins Make Nice For Champs

Mike Tyson just couldn't let it go. "I beat him," he blurted out Saturday night at a Tribeca Film Festival panel, upon the mere mention of Buster Douglas, the underdog who knocked him out in Tokyo back in 1990. "They robbed me on the count. There's no doubt about it." » 4/21/14 3:20pm 4/21/14 3:20pm

Anti-Gay Comments Land Evander Holyfield In Big Brother Hot Water

It took all of two days for Evander Holyfield to face eviction on the British version of Celebrity Big Brother after the former heavyweight champ told a housemate that homosexuality was "abnormal" and a condition that could be "fixed" like "a handicapped person." » 1/06/14 12:30pm 1/06/14 12:30pm

Evander Holyfield Is On Celebrity Big Brother, And Has A Big Fan

Former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield is still struggling a bit financially, so he's the newest member of the house on a British version of Celebrity Big Brother. (He's such a celebrity that Metro had to run a "Who is Evander Holyfield? piece. Actually, wait.) At least one fan in the audience tonight was… » 1/03/14 7:09pm 1/03/14 7:09pm

Mike Tyson And Evander Holyfield Reminisce About The Biting Incident

On Tuesday, we got to watch Mike Tyson play Punch Out for (maybe) the first time ever, but here we have some far more interesting footage from Fox Sports 1's upcoming series about the former heavyweight boxer's life: Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield sitting around like a couple of old pals and fondly remembering the… » 8/22/13 11:35am 8/22/13 11:35am

Mike Tyson: Evander Holyfield's Barbecue Sauce Is Ear-Licking Good

A while back, Holyfield and Tyson began using twitter to spread the word about Holyfield's "Real Deal" BBQ sauce. It was all good-natured, Holyfield even said "Love ya, bro!" after mentioning how his BBQ sauce would make you want to chew on an ear. Oh yeah, Tyson, to refresh your memory, once bit Evander Holyfield's… » 9/03/12 11:06pm 9/03/12 11:06pm

NBC Interviewed A Random Tourist About The Queen, And Didn't Realize He…

This morning's Today Show was still, for some reason, talking about that opening ceremony bit with Daniel Craig and HRH Queen Elizabeth II. They decided to get some "man on the street" comments from tourists in front of Buckingham Palace, and one of them was Evander Holyfield! Blink and you'll miss him—Holyfield… » 7/30/12 4:55pm 7/30/12 4:55pm

Mike Tyson Tweets About Eating Evander Holyfield's Ear With Holyfield's…

Sometimes the internet is a great place to read things. Sometimes the outsiders it has empowered wow us with their ideas. But sometimes this happens: » 6/29/12 12:50pm 6/29/12 12:50pm

Semin Leads The Capitals To Sweet, Sweaty Extended-Time Victory

Your morning roundup for April 14, the day San Dimas High School football no longer rules in the eyes of the Chinese government. » 4/14/11 9:30am 4/14/11 9:30am

Kansas State Basketball Doesn't Bother Spelling Freshman's Name Rigth

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 1/23/11 9:00am 1/23/11 9:00am

She's Just Not That Into You

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 4/11/10 10:30am 4/11/10 10:30am

Old Man To Embarrass Himself For Your Amusement (And Money)

Forget Pacquiao/Mayweather; Evander Holyfield is set to fight again, against similarly washed-up Francois Botha. If this doesn't give the WBF belt legitimacy, nothing will. [AP] » 1/03/10 6:00pm 1/03/10 6:00pm

Snapped Femur? I Barely Even Know Her!

In memory of what once was Derrick Roland's intact leg, the Daily News presents us with a slideshow of Sports' Most Gruesome Injuries. (The final slide is captioned: "A shot of Evander, minus ear.") Fun for the whole family! [NYDN] » 12/26/09 11:29am 12/26/09 11:29am

Mike Tyson Says It Was A Pleasure To Have Known, Bitten Evander…

Oprah gave Mike Tyson a chance to apologize to Evander Holyfield for real today. Tyson passed. He does more dancing in these 30 seconds than he did in his entire career. What a champion! [Oprah] » 10/16/09 5:00pm 10/16/09 5:00pm

Oprah To Host Tyson-Holyfield III

Mike Tyson is heading back to Oprah Winfrey's show on Friday and he's bringing his old dinner companion, Evander Holyfield. What could those two possibly have to talk about? [CBSNews] » 10/15/09 10:00am 10/15/09 10:00am

Evander Holyfield, Bringer Of Light

Holyfield wants to convert his mansion to a solar energy farm, and sell the power. I'm sure this has nothing to do with his financial troubles, and everything to do with genuine care for the environment. [AJC] » 9/25/09 12:30am 9/25/09 12:30am

This Is Not Going to End Well

Tonight Evander Holyfield steps back in the ring. The 46 year-old claims to fight on because it is the will of God, but everyone paying attention knows that it's primarily the will of his creditors. » 12/20/08 3:45pm 12/20/08 3:45pm

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… » 11/11/08 11:15am 11/11/08 11:15am